MINDFULNESS CANDLE RITUAL SET – 20 MIN
CONTEMPLATIVE + PRESENT
Mindfulness meditation brings us back to the present moment and gives us the tools we need to be less stressed, calmer and kinder to ourselves and others.
The ritual itself is easy. Find a calm place, take a few deep breaths to relax and then sit with your eyes closed, letting your thoughts come and go while your candle burns. Even a few minutes a day can make a big difference.
This Mindfulness Candle Ritual set is a great introduction to mindfulness, with a set of 20-minute candles to focus your attention and get you started towards greater equanimity, acceptance and joy.
The Mindfulness set includes:
- 5 x hand-dipped Haze candles (burn time 20 minutes each)
- Solid brass candle stand, handmade in Japan
- A brief introduction to Mindfulness with a step-by-step guide to get started
- Gift box
Candles have been used for centuries to symbolize and enhance mindfulness and meditation practices. They provide a focal point for your thoughts and help create a tranquil atmosphere for introspection.
- Choose a quiet, comfortable space for your ritual.
- Choose a candle that resonates with your intention for the ritual.
- Before lighting the candle, take a moment to center yourself. Stand or sit comfortably, close your eyes, and take a few deep breaths. Inhale deeply through your nose and exhale through your mouth. Focus on releasing tension with each exhalation.
- With a clear mind, light the candle. As the flame comes to life, bring your attention to the present moment. Allow yourself to be fully present in this simple act of lighting the candle.
- Direct your thoughts towards your intention for the ritual. It could be a specific goal, a feeling you want to cultivate, or an issue you wish to gain clarity on. Gaze at the flame and let your mind wander, but keep returning to your intention. As you watch the flame, visualize your intention coming to fruition.
- When you feel ready, express gratitude for the moment and the clarity it may have brought you. Blow out the candle and keep the intention in your mind as you go about your day.
These rituals help you create a serene space and connect with your inner self, all while utilizing the gentle presence of a candle’s flame. Incorporate this practice into your daily or weekly routine to promote tranquility, clarity, and well-being in your life.