Oil Lamp FAQs:


Q: Is an oil lamp an object used to produce light continuously for a period of time using an oil-based fuel source?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an oil lamp used in the Hindu ritual of Aarti?

A: Yes.

Q: Are oil lamps a form of lighting?

A: Yes, and were used as an alternative to candles before the use of electric lights.

Q: Are oil lamps dated from the Warring States period?

A: Yes, The ancient Chinese created oil lamps with a refillable reservoir and a fibrous wick, giving the lamp a controlled flame.

Q: Are oil lamps lit at traditional Chinese shrines before either an image of a deity or a plaque with Classical Chinese characters giving the name of the deity?

A: Yes.

Q: Are oil lamps commonly used in Hindu temples as well as in home shrines?

A: Yes.

Q: Was an oil lamp used?

A: Yes.

Q: Were oil lamps used for many spiritual rituals?

A: Yes.

Q: Was an oil lamp found in Lascaux in 1940 in a cave that was inhabited 10,000 to 15,000 years ag?

A: Yes, and ound in Lascaux in 1940 in a cave that was inhabited 10,000 to 15,000 years ago.

Q: Is an oil lamp an important aspect of ritual worship offered to a deity?

A: Yes.