Across the world, people recognise Nilavilakku as the trademark wick lamp of God’s Own Country. An integral part of Kerala, these lamps are popular for their impeccable craftsmanship and intricate design. While Nilavilakku lamps play an important role in the lives of Hindus, members of other communities also consider them as indispensible parts of their households and celebrations. They are the traditional guiding lights that kick off most major socio-cultural programmes across the State. Its auspicious presence is a beacon of hope that spreads its protective wings across the State.