The Lotus Flower is commonly recognized as a symbol of achieving enlightenment, peacefulness and spirituality. This candle holder can be fitted with tea-light candles or slightly larger candles - the diameter of the middle, the actual 'holder' is roughly 4.5cm, so it will fit any candle with the same diameter.
It is a lovely light pink colour and when a candle is lit in the middle, because of the layers of coloured glass petals this then emits a soft glow. The candle is sheltered enough to be used both indoors and outdoors.
The light is softer compared to electric lighting which can help to clear your mind and would compliment meditation, yoga or chakra re-alignment (although it still looks lovely even without a candle lit inside). It has a sturdy weight, so it would also be suitable as a large paperweight, but can be decoratively placed on the mantelpiece or it would make a perfect ornamental piece around the home.
Please note the colour of the tea-light holder may vary very slightly from the colour on your screen due to monitor colour restrictions.
Size of Tea-Light Holder: Diameter at the widest point is approximately 12cm (4.8")
More About the Symbol of the Lotus Flower
The lotus flower is held sacred in many traditions as a symbol of rebirth, growing up from the mud towards the light where it opens up and blossoms. Each morning the flower opens. At night it sinks underwater again.
The lotus flower is central to one of the Egyptian creation stories where the lotus flower gave birth to the sun. A lotus flower emerged from the great darkness. From within the lotus flower came the divine child Re, the sun. The petals opened and Re cast his brilliant light.
Thus it can be seen that wearing or having near you a symbol of the lotus flower is a symbol of rebirth and faith in the beauty and perfection of creation. The symbol can be used during times when you wish to encourage new life and miraculous new growth in your life.
The Lotus Candle Holder Comes With a Small Leaflet That Reads:
The lotus flower is a symbol of transformation from darkness into the light, from innocence into insight and wisdom, towards peace and serenity.
More About the Symbolism of the Colour Pink
Colours can affect our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual states, both consciously and unconsciously and can be used to help us feel better.
That’s very much the case with the colour pink, which is one of the most soothing colours in the rainbow. Although it’s widely associated with the feminine – baby girls are commonly dressed in pink – it has immense qualities for everyone. Pink is a very soothing colour, it promotes calm, healing and reminds us about the importance of love.
Pink can be used in spiritual work, as a colour in which you bathe yourself during visualisations or meditations, or you can use pink stones, such as the ever popular rose quartz, in healing work.
If you’re having difficulty loving yourself or recognising the value of self-worth, then holding a pink stone, such as rose quartz, can help promote the qualities of love in your life. A piece of rose quartz placed in the bedroom, or elsewhere in the home, can promote the energies of love to couples, individuals and families.
Pink is often used to adorn the walls of waiting rooms, such as doctor’s surgeries or dentists, in the hope that it will be soothing and ease the nerves of anxious patients. If you want to feel calmer or promote your image as someone who is calm, relaxed and peaceful, then wearing clothing in shades of pink can help project that image. Even if the paler shades of pink aren’t quite to your taste, you can still embrace the essence of pink with darker, more vibrant shades, like fuschia or shocking pink.
A pale pink ribbon has also become the embodiment of the Breast Cancer crusade, with pink ribbons sold and worn by millions of people worldwide to show their solidarity to the cause.
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