Dalit Candle Deepti - Jasmine
This simple yet elegant candle comes in a clay pots whose shape is based on traditional Indian vases. The candle is made from blended beeswax which is poured into the hand thrown pot. It has an uplifting jasmine scent and comes in a biodegradable cardboard box.
Approximate Burn Time: 26 hours Candle Dimensions: L 7.5 cm X W 7.5 cm X H 7 cm
These candles are made by Dalit Goods Co. which was formed to raise awareness and revenue for the work of Life Association and the plight of the Dalit people of India. The term ‘Dalit’ literally translates to downtrodden or oppressed and there are 250 million Dalits (also known as untouchables ) who are exposed to this injustice. Since 1993, Life Association has been reaching and serving the poorest communities in India through schools, children's homes and training.