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Andal Candle

Andal Candle

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Smell is a powerful sense; one that can invoke memories of treasured moments and cherished places and at Devi Wellness Company we've taken this to heart. Our line of hand-poured, scented candles will take you back to the intoxicating aromas of the motherland. From jasmine flowers and roses to sandalwood, incense, spiced tea, mangoes, vetiver, and more, these rich and familiar smells are sure to invoke feelings of nostalgia. Because quality and integrity have always been at the forefront of our brand, each candle is thoughtfully made with sustainable pure soywax which offers a relatively clean burn and beeswax which acts like a natural air purifier. Our uncoated, wood wicks are made from cherry wood that is sourced and manufactured in the USA from a Forest Stewardship Council Certified Mill making it a sustainable and eco-friendly alternative. On par with our brand's commitment to sustainable packaging, all of our candles come in a fully recyclable 9 ounce glass jar that can be easily repurposed and an uncoated, recyclable kraft label. With custom blend scent profiles consisting of fine, phthalate-free fragrances and essential oils from around the world and names that pay homemage to the Tamil language, our candles are sure to make a statement within your home.

Scent: Andal

Andal, born Kothai, was a Sangam-era Tamil saint-poet who existed as early as the 7th or 8th century. Her hair is depicted as being bunned to the side and adorned with jasmine flowers and elaborate jewellery; unique to ancient Tamil culture. She is credited with the literary works, Thiruppavai and Nachiar Tirumozhi, which are written in Tamil verse and still recited by devotees today during the winter festival season. As an infant, Kothai was found under a Thulasi tree within a temple garden and later thought to be a reincarnation of Goddess Bhudevi. She spent her youth worshipping Perumal, now known as Vishnu of the Hindu Patheon, with garlands made of thulasi leaves and flowers and later married Lord Ranganatha, a form of Vishnu. Our candle Andal, combines the aroma of tulsi, lime and florals to form a citrusy floral scent while paying homage to this iconic personality in Tamil religious history.

Scent Profile: Tulsi + Neroli + Lime

Scent Type: Citrusy/Floral

Size: 9oz

Burn Time: 50+ hours 

Did you know each candle purchased makes a difference? 15% of all candle sales will be donated to Palmera's Women Empowerment Collectives. Palmera is an organization dedicated to creating sustainable livelihoods for the most vulnerable communities in Sri-Lanka through a variety of projects and initiatives. In addition, one tree will be planted for each candle sold via One Tree Planted. One Tree Planted is a nonprofit charity organization dedicated to global reforestation, cleaner air and water, creating habitats for biodiversity, and creating jobs and social impact through the planting of trees.

NOTE: Candle Gift Box includes candle and glass apothecary bottle containing 20 matches and honeycomb striker on bottom neatly packaged and perfect for gifting. All candles come with thank you card and a description card.