Life Style / Christmas / Candle
Candle: A cylinder of wax with a central wick (like string) which burns to produce light.
Candle Meter: Also known as a lux and defined as the illumination measured on a surface at a distance of one meter from a light source of one international candle power.
Candle Meter Second: Unit of illumination related to exposure time, more often referred to as one lux-second.
Holy Saturday: The day before Easter Sunday. Some people celebrate Holy Saturday. The Czechs call it White Saturday and attend midnight church services. Romanians attend a Mass of Resurrection on Holy Satu . . . View Full Definition
Julian Christmas: Ukrainians and many others from the Eastern Orthodox churches celebrate Christmas on January 7, On Christmas Eve, January 6 a lighted candle is placed in the window to guide travellers, in m . . . View Full Definition
St Martins Day: A festival of light that marks the beginning of the Christmas season for people from Scandinavian countries like Sweden, Norway and Denmark. They say, St. Lucia comes to make the darkness di . . . View Full Definition
Groundhog Day: Groundhogs are suppose to come out of hibernation on February 2 to see how the weather is doing. If the sun is shining and they see a shadow they are said to be frightened and go back inside . . . View Full Definition
Chanukah: The Jewish festival of Chanukah falls around the time of the winter solstice and is often called The Festival of Lights. It is celebrated by lighting special candles each day at sundown. Cha . . . View Full Definition
Trataka : One of the cleansing techniques (shatkarma) in which the gaze is focussed upon an object such as a candle flame.
Bahiranga Trataka : Concentrating the attention (gaze) upon an external object such as a candle flame.
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