The Thiri / Wick is used to light oil or ghee Lamps / Diyas.??¨ This Thiri is from thread extracted by hand from the fiber of the Lotus stem. The Lotus, known as the Thamarai in Tamil, is considered an auspicious flower for the Puja of Goddess Lakshmi. Lighting a lamp with the Thamarai Thiri wards off doshams, drishti, negativity and reduces the effects of bad karma. It also attracts good fortune and creates positivity in the house. This pack contains sturdy thamarai thiri that lasts long.