Candle Quotes (77 quotes)
Candle flame meaning & Candle fire interpretation for Magic Spells. Candle reading
I was wondering what lighting candles mean. Like when someone lights a candle in a church for someone ill or something. And the religious candles with holy pictures on them. Do they have a symbolic meaning? Thank you. Look forward to some answers.
A solid, usually cylindrical mass of tallow, wax, or other fatty substance with an axially embedded wick that is burned to provide light. Physics An obsolete unit of luminous intensity, originally defined in terms of a wax candle with standard composition, later in terms of a carbon-filament lamp, and superseded by the candela. Also called international candle. Units physics a. See international candle.
Lighting a candle symbolizes bringing light to our wishes or desires. A candle can be lit as a prayer for peace or a request for healing. We light candles on top of our birthday cakes in celebration of each cherished year of our lives. Lighted candles are reflections of our emotional self and help to illuminate our hearts when we feel burdened. You are invited to reflect on whatever is resonating within you at this the moment. Choose from five candles: affirmation candle, prayer candle, blessing candle, gratitude, and meditation candle.
Igniting the wick produces the flame and sometimes a certain odor, depending on the ingredients of which the candle is made. Candles have a long history of existence and use. Their first usage was to provide light and although that is still one of their important means of use, during time, they have acquired many other uses. Before candles were invented, people used oil lamps made of containers with liquid oil with a lit wick that produced light. It is not precisely determined when the first candles were first produced.