A vigil lamp is usually an oil-lamp placed before one or more icons.
Types of Vigil lamps
How to use a Vigil lamp?
Where to buy?
Vigil lamps can be purchased at most Orthodox liturgical supply stores.
- Why are Vigil Lamps lit before Icons? by Saint Nikolai Velimirovic
- Cultivate That Quiet Light - by Protodeacon Leonid Mickle (Orthodox America)
- Vigil Lamp Supplies and the Tactile Nature of Prayer - with some practical suggestions