This lamp has been burning for over 500 years!


The earthen lamp in Dhekiakhowa Bornamghar (Namghar is a place of worship in Assam), which was established by Saint-Reformer Madhavdeva and situated in Jorhat, Assam, , has been burning for 555 years continuously, since its first kindling in 1461 by the revered saint himself.

The priests of the Namghar religiously re-fuels the earthern lamp to keep it burning continuously.