Hades Jar Candle
Hades God of the Underworld 12.oz Jar Candle
Scent is Midnight Pomegranate topped with Pomegranate petals, patchouli & black tourmaline
Hades was the Greek God of the Underworld, the ruler of the dead. Hades was an important God, because he incorporated the concept of the “other world” and sometimes the idea of the good and the evil.
Hades in Greek means the Unseen. Although the name Hades was the name of the God himself, it soon became synonymous to the place where the dead people would go, so Hades soon became synonymous of the Underworld.
The Attributes and Symbols of Hades
Hades decided to appoint a guardian for the Underworld. This guardian was Cerberus, the three headed dog that would tear apart anyone that was not supposed to be in the Underworld. Cerberus was one of the mythological creatures associated with the God of the Dead, along with the cypress tree.
A common attribute to the God was Narcissus and the Key of Hades, which implied that he was guarding carefully anyone who would enter his domains and that no one could escape without his permission.
Hades and Thanatos (Death)
hades and persephone
Hades and Persephone
Although Hades was the God of the Underworld and the Dead, he was not the God of Death, as many people falsely believe. Thanatos was the God of Death and brother of Hypnos.
Hades was ruling the Underworld and the souls that resided in it, but he was not choosing who would have such a fate. People tend to associate him with death, because he was so fearsome, but in fact, Hades was one of the most just Gods of the Dodecatheon.
Hades was basically a way for the Greeks to come to terms with the idea of Death and Afterlife. He was more like the continuation of life, “housing” in a way the souls once the bodies died.
Hades and Persephone
Hades was married to Persephone, daughter of Goddess Demeter. Their love story is described in the myth of Hades and Persephone.
The Family Tree of Hades
Father of Hades: Cronus
Mother of Hades: Rea or Rhea
Brothers: Poseidon and Zeus
Sisters: Demeter, Hera and Hestia
Wife of Hades: Persephone
INFO from greekmyths-greekmythology.com
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Soy Wax Cotton Wick
12.oz Glass jar with metal lid
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Please note: These are intention candles burn for a max of 1 to 2 hours at a time, Never leave burning candles unattended these do have herbs in them. Stop burning candle when 1/4 of wax is left to prevent fire.
Please note: Make sure that the first time you burn your candle; you make it a
memory burn then put out the candle until cooled. A memory burn is a complete wet pool of hot wax on the top of your candle. This will ensure that every time you burn your candle, you will not
have any tunneling around the wick, or extra wax stuck to the sides of the
container. Establishing a memory burn will also allow for your scent throw to be
the best possible since you are using all of your scented wax completely.
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