These striking tealight holders are black with a brilliant gold interior that shines through when lit. Each one has an intricate cutout design to allow for a soft glow in a beautiful pattern. The tin is nickel free.
The Tree of Life is a universal symbol that has appeared in myths, legends and stories around the world since ancient times. It may also be known as the Cosmic Tree, the World Tree and the Holy Tree. The roots of the tree touch all that is hidden and growing below, the trunk (mind and body) connects to the branches which represent wisdom, harmony, protection, strength, bounty, beauty and redemption, among others.
Om is a sacred sound, mantra and a spiritual icon. In Hinduism, Om refers to Atman (soul, self within) and Brahman (ultimate reality, entirety of the universe, truth, divine, supreme spirit, cosmic principles, knowledge) In western culture this sacred spiritual incantation is most commonly made before and during during meditative and spiritual activities such as Yoga. The word om is nebulous and vague - it can mean almost anything. Like all chants, it gathers and focuses the mind, om in particular seems to calm the nervous system.
he lotus symbol represents an array of concepts, depending on the school of thought. In Buddhism it is symbolic of purity of the body, speech and mind. Buddhists see this flower that floats above the muddy waters of attachment and desire to be symbolic of detachment. In Hinduism the lotus represents beauty, creation and awakening. These simple concepts stem from a complex history. In Egyptology, the lotus represents the sun. In Western culture the lotus has become a popular symbol of meditation and spiritual growth that may include many of these historical concepts.