Our SHADOW DANCE candle is a powerful way to augment your shadow work practice and makes the perfect focal point for your altar. (We won’t judge you if you simply want it for witchy decór, but be aware, it is indeed a powerful image to invite into your space and Shadow imagery is best not played with casually. More on how to work with this candle below.)
Original papercut print designed by Andrew Benincasa and Kela Parker for the song “Shadow Dance” from Kela Parker’s album ‘The Dreamer and the Dream.’
The Shadow part of the image holds the hand of the Light, depicting how we have to honor and integrate the dark. We have to dance with our Shadow if we want to enjoy the fruits of consciousness, creativity, and meaning (depicted as the cells of nature, fire and water, and illumination in each of the three discs). The Shadow has multiple arms because it will persistently sabotage us unless we work with it consciously! What we fear and avoid can become a source of dynamic creativity and power when we integrate it.
Power to you, soul traveler!
Check out the Altar Print and Journal versions if you would like to use this image similar to how you would work with a tarot card on your altar: it can be placed right-side up for the “conscious” mind (what you know, what you’re aware of, what you want to have happen), and upside down for the “unconscious” mind (what you’re not aware of, what you’ve blocked from your psyche, what you are projecting onto other people and situations). If you pull a tarot spread with a lot of reversals, using this image as the “presiding” archetype can help you inquire into, and illuminate, what the reversals are about.
Eco-friendly and non-toxic. This scented candle contains no lead, plastics, parabens, synthetic dyes, or phthalates.
Made with a 100% natural soy wax blend, these scented candles feature a 100% cotton wick and deliver 70-80 hours of meditation and reflection.
NOTE! Keep the burning candle within sight, and keep away from children and pets. Never burn the candle near flammable items. For best results, burn candle 3 to 4 hours of each lighting and trim wick to 1/4″. Discontinue use with 1/2″ of wax remaining.
Reusable glass vessel that can be cleaned after burning the candle and reused as decor. To reuse, simply wipe the soy residue with a towel. To remove any remaining stubborn wax, pour boiled water into the jar, let sit for a few minutes, and scoop out loosened wax with a spoon or other utensil and discard.
.: Eco-friendly and non-toxic: no lead, plastics, parabens, synthetic dyes, or phthalates.
.: One size (3″ × 5″) (7.6cm × 12.7cm)
.: 100% natural soy wax blend
.: 100% cotton wick
.: Average burn time: 70-80 hours
.: Permanent adhesive label
.: All scents have the same color
.: Assembled in the USA from globally sourced parts