Hanging vigil lamps in various styles according to the Byzantine tradition and Orthodox culture. The word candle comes from the Latin word “candela” which means candle. In the Christian church, the candle is placed in front of the holy icons or in the iconostasis of the house and lit every day according to Orthodox tradition. Candles represent the light of God or the light of Christ and used in processions, at the altar and are lit as a sign of remembrance or to accompany prayer. Lit with olive oil or electric power.