Candles

Is it safe to leave a candle unattended in a carved pumpkin?

I actually had a pumpkin catch on fire once...go figure. You can buy flashing colored lights to put inside and that removes the chance. They don't cost much and last a long time...like ours has been on for days because I keep forgetting to turn it off.

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What do the seven candles for Kwanzaa symbolize?

The colors of Kwanzaa are black, red and green; black for the people, red for their struggle, and green for the future and hope that comes from their struggle. Therefore there is one black candle, three red and three green candles. These are the mishumaa saba (the seven candles) and they represen...

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Hanukkah candles light the middle on December 21 or the number one candle?

Light the middle candle and number 1 candle (farthest right) for the 1st night of Channukah. Night 2 do the middle candle and the first 2 candles (farthest right, 2nd farthest right), etc. :)

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What's a Roman candles?

a firework ejecting exploding shells

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Why light a candle in the window?

So that the light will illuminate not only the house but also the window ***To welcome home the wayward child. Sort of like a lighthouse light helps steer the ships away from the shallow and dangerous shoreline. Many people, when saying goodbye to a departing loved one, will place a lighted candl...

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What is a candle light dinner?

A candle light dinner is when families come together and they light up every candle they have. Then they eat dinner...

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What do the colors of Kwanzaa candles signify?

red represents death red represents love red represents blood. black represents the freedom. the green represents the grass the African American had to eat. grean represents the gold they found and grean represents the food. =)

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What are the candles of Kwanzaa called?

Kwanzaa candles are called the Mishumaa Saba, which is Swahili for seven candles .

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What are Kwanzaa candles called?

Mishuma Saba is the name of the Kwanzaa candles. The seven candles are arranged in a special candle holder called the kinara. There are three red, one black and three green candles.

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What holidays do you light candles?

Hanukkah is one holiday in which you would light candles.

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Do you have any books on the Advent Candles and in particular the story of each of the four candles and the first being the prophecy candle?

the first candle of advent means preperation

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What order are the candles lit on Hanukkah?

One candle is lit on the first night, on the right hand side of the Menorah. From the second night and on you add one candle each night. You place the candles from right to left and light them from left to right.

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For Hanukkah how long are the candles lit?

They should remain lit 30 minutes after nightfall.

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What is the order of lighting the Kwanzaa candles?

The colors of Kwanzaa are black, red and green; black for the people, red for their struggle, and green for the future and hope that comes from their struggle. The black candle represents the first principle Umoja (unity) and is placed in the center of the kinara. The red candles represent the pr...

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What do candles symbolize in windows?

Especially in pioneer days when neighbors were so far apart and people traveled in desolate country sides some people would put a candle in the window as a beacon for a weary traveler or, if they were expecting guests. It was a welcoming gesture and, during heavy storms saved many a people's live...

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The colored candles used in Kwanzaa?

3 red, 3 green, and one black (the candle colors)

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What do the seven candles in Kwanzaa mean?

The 7 Candles in Kwazaa mean , or stand for, the 7 principles.

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How did pilgrims make candles?

How did the Pilgrims make candles?

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What do the candles represent on Kwanzaa?

They each represent one of the 7 principles. The seven principles are: umoja (unity), kujichagulia (self-determination), ujima (collective work and responsibility), ujamaa (cooperative economics), nia (purpose), kuumba (creativity), and imani (faith).

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