Dear George Aramath,
Indeed an elegant and simple answer. Very interesting too.
Georgy S Thomas
id no. 3256
--- In SOCM-FORUM@yahoogroups.com, George Aramath wrote:
> Dear Varghese George,
> The explanation I've heard is more practical than symbolic. During
> the Evening or Ramsho prayers, one candle is used for lighting as
> night is approaching. And as the Compline or Sootoro prayers
> two candles are lit for further lighting as it's later into the
> This is also a good place to mention that at times we overlook
> practical reasons as to why certain actions are performed. We tend
> sometimes to symbolize everything when it makes sense just on a
> practical level.
> George Aramath
> --- In SOCM-FORUM@yahoogroups.com, Varghese George wrote:
> > Hi Ullas,
> > Thanks for your answer and it is new information.
> > I would like to ask one more
> > During our evening prayer (Sandya Parthana), we lightened one
> in the middle and after a session we use to lighten two candles on
> both sides and the other one is removed ?
> > Regards
> > Varghese George