The Urli is a common vessel in Southern India, that is spherical, shallow, and features a large opening. The much more common materials used to create urlis include brass, copper, and earthenware, but they can also be constructed of steel, aluminum, rock, and ceramics.
The Uses of the Urli
Urlis were primarily used in dining, and in Kerala, a massive urli also was alluded to as the "varpu." Because the structure of the container spreads heat evenly and maintains aromas, slow cooking is facilitated. Among the dishes which are commonly cooked in urlis are payasam and ghee rice, and they are still used today during celebratory occasions. Because of the same reasons noted down previously, urlis are utilized in the production of Ayurvedic medicines in addition to cooking food. These urlis are employed to concoct therapeutic oils as well as other herbal formulations, that are then permitted to soak there for a lengthy period of time. The urli's broad range of possibilities makes it only logical that it should be connected to prosperity and pleasure.
Urlis are not only practical but also highly desirable decorative items in Indian households, especially those that have an archaic motif. Water-filled urlis are a familiar occurrence, and in accordance with Vastu Shastra, it is believed to have significant benefits. Water symbolizes the money that is flowing in your direction and is considered to be soothing. Due to this, many Indian households have a urli, a container stocked with water and additional items like flowers, in the entrance area.
Ways to decorate an Urli
The entrance is among the most well-liked sites for an Urli since it embraces visitors when they arrive. Furthermore, it seems to emanate a feeling of affluence and fortune to anyone who enters. If the urli is enormous, you can place it either onto a stand or directly on the ground. You can decorate an urli with pretty flowers. Another choice is crisped flowers or incense, which are wonderful ways to add perfume. While blossoms and petals drifting aimlessly in the urli are appealing all on their own, you can take it up a notch and use them to create a design to create your very own urli rangoli. Candles are unquestionably the second-best option to embellish your urli following flowers. Installing an ancient idol within your old urli is probably one of the easiest methods for decorating it. The uruli would function as the idol's gorgeous base, whereas the idol will give it a little more elevation and dimension. Most children who were born in Kerala are acquainted with manjadi seeds. These vivid red seeds can be employed to fill small urli because their hue will stand out wonderfully alongside polished metal. The urli can be covered with mosses and left as is, or a small metal lighting can be installed within it. It's simple to accomplish this for daily decoration, not just for special occasions. Any interior plant of your preference can be transplanted with urli, while they also function really well as hangers for houseplants. Moss can also be employed to conceal the vacant lot.
Q1. What are some of the spaces where one can place an urli?
at the home's right hand side entrance.
at the southwestern or middle of the sitting room.
at the appropriate place's Ishan or Northeastern border.
Q2. How can you use an Urli to attract wealth?
Since water typically signifies prosperity, this should run inward because it signifies the stream of riches. As a consequence, putting a Urli containing water and adorned with flowers or lemons ahead of the entrance gates is believed to be prosperous.
Exotic India has over 100 urli bowls for sale. These run the gamut from magnificently decorated to minimalist. Many of our urli bowls come with stands, while others are free standing. With so many designs to choose from, you are sure to find what you are looking for.
Urlis are important bowls to put around the house for vastu, the traditional Indian science and art of architecture and home decor. Because they are so important for balancing energies and bringing a space into spiritual alignment, they are highly sought after items.
And since these are going to be in your living spaces, we make a vast range of styles available to fit any home. Our incredible Indian artisans have designed all of these urlis, bringing generations of wisdom in their practice to bear on each bowl.
For those that want a larger and more extravagant urli bowl, consider this urli with Royal Elephant stand. It’s large size, incredible detail, and rich color scheme are sure to wow all visitors while also complimenting your interior.
There are even urlis with added features. Our Designer Urli With Auspicious Bell is a magnificent piece. It is poignant and tranquil, a must have to bring your home into energetic balance.
Many customers want something simple, though still beautiful and powerful in its presence.That’s why we provide these as well, like this Minimalistic Urli. This is a simple urli brass bowl that gives you all the functionality you need, with a shape that allows the elegance of brass to shine.
Browse through our expansive selection of urli bowls for sale, and order your favorite today! They make an amazing gift for loved ones as well. Every item here is available through our safe, convenient, and easy online shopping experience. And every purchase comes with the best customer support experience.
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