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Re: Question Regarding the candles in the Holy Madbaha

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  • Georgy S Thomas
    Dear George Aramath, Indeed an elegant and simple answer. Very interesting too. Georgy S Thomas Bangalore id no. 3256 ... begin, ... night. ... candle
    Message 1 of 5 , Jan 12, 2009
      Dear George Aramath,

      Indeed an elegant and simple answer. Very interesting too.

      Georgy S Thomas
      Bangalore
      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
      begin,
      > two candles are lit for further lighting as it's later into the
      night.
      >
      > 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
      > #0849
      >
      >
      > --- 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
      candle
      > 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
      > >
      >
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