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In olden times people used to put lanterns on top of graves to keep away evil spirits. Christians believe that candles on graves are a symbol of faith in resurrection and eternal life.

Emmanuel oloyede
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During a funeral, the Candle is lit and placed near the casket as a reminder of the deceased’s baptismal vows and with it, the flame symbolizes hope for eternal life

Angie Ashworth
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I don’t know because it’s not something we do here.

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It’s a sign honor to the departed ones and for the light to continue shinning in the spirit world.
For the Believers, it is to recall to the dead of their promises during baptism and for perpetual lift to shine upon them.

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To Keep Away Evil Spirits And The Ghost Of The Decease

Alex Socorro
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In our religion the candles serve as offering to the dead that somehow it will help them go to heaven together with the prayers

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