Light the candles all along the beam, and set next to the iconostasis or the red corner of the house.Jerusalem candle can be used in the same way as ordinary church.They are made by monks in the holy land of Jerusalem, and on the day of the resurrection of the Lord lit from the Holy Fire, then extinguished.Thus, the beam Jerusalem candle contains a tiny piece of land on which there was a miracle of the Resurrection and a fraction of the Holy Fire.While Jerusalem candles are lit, read a prayer and thank the Lord for all he does for you.
Many people think that you can light a candle Jerusalem only at Easter.This is not true.Of course, the light
holiday of Easter - the time when the hearts of believers around the world blooming love and joy, so decided to light candles on this day, to pray and to fill the heart with even more reverence, but you can light a candle Jerusalem and other holy days.The solemnity of the moment should not influence the selection of candles, just as the true faith does not necessarily require the highest monetary victim or strict fasting and physical torture.If you feel the need to light a candle and pray, even in the most ordinary day, you can always do it.And Jerusalem Candles in the ordinary sense of the church candles completely indistinguishable.
in Jerusalem candle beam 33 thin candles, the number of Christ's earthly years.Traditionally, they are lit all at once, but this is not an immutable rule.If there is such a need or want to use candles as long as possible, divide them and lights one by one.Burning candle represents a person's faith and eternal life, so do not make any difference how you light a candle Jerusalem.The main thing to do it to prayer and devotion.
Do not store the Jerusalem candle among the bookshelves in the wardrobe or among other household items.These candles - part of a spiritual gift, inherited you, treat them with care and respect.
If Jerusalem candle got you a gift, they can serve as a consecrated items stored in the house.Put them in the red corner next to the icons and other candles or wherever stored myrtle, incense and oil.