Ellu is a sesame seed, which is also called a til or gingelly, and a thiri is a wick. Ellu thiri thus refers to a wick dipped in sesame or gingelly oil. It refers to the traditional flame lit using sesame oil as fuel and a cotton thread or cloth as a wick. Lighting a traditional ellu thiri lamp is done as a special form of worship. The ellu thiri lamp is lit for Lord Ayyappan.
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