Screened candle St. Elias
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This red candle comes in a glass showing St Elias and a prayer to be said to this saint when the candle is lit. Burning this candle fights against injustice and protects against all enemies.
St Elias, also named Saint Elijah, is a particularly significant figure in Orthodox spirituality. He is honoured for holding intimate conversations with God and hearing his voice. He is also known and honoured for his miracle working. Examples of this were providing food in time of famine, raising the dead, dividing the waters and crossing the Jordan dryshod. He had great concern for the poor, widows and orphans.
St. Elias is celebrated on July 20th , this day is appropriate for lighting the candle and say a prayer. But you can of course burn the candle every day of the year.
Burning this candle
When lighting this candle, it can burn up to 140 hours. You should not allow the candle to burn all the way to its end though, as this is considered bad luck. A special St Elias prayer is printed on the glass, you say this prayer after lighting the candle, this is supposed to end injustice.
Candles at Eastern Trading
In the Eastern Trading web shop you will find a large range of both candles and candleholders. These last ones are not needed with this St Elias candle. Eastern Trading has number of spiritual candles, but also more fun or very decorative ones, to burn at home or to give as presents