Kamadhenu - The Sacred Cow
Kamdhenu - The Sacred Hindu Cow. Mother to mankind for her endless giving of resources and nourishment. Every part of the cow's body is significant. 3 horns of the gods, face symbolizes the sun and moon, shoulders fire, legs symbolize the four Vedas.
The #kuthiraVilakku is a hanging oil lamp with a horse head as its most prominent design feature.The lamp is engineered to ensure that whichever direction the lamp is turned, it will return to its original position. It also remains horizontal, thus ensuring that no oil is ever spilled. and makes it suitable for outdoor usage where it may be exposed to wind. The horse is a martial motif, so this is reserved for the use of the warrior class..This lamp dates from the #18thCentury, #Kerala