Krampusnacht Vigil Candle

CAD $45.00

Krampus is a horned, anthropomorphic figure described as “half-goat, half-demon”, who, during the Yule, punishes children who have misbehaved. The origin of the figure is unclear; some folklorists and anthropologists have postulated a pre-Christian origin. His name originates with the German krampen, which means “claw,” and tradition has it that he is the son of the Norse god of the underworld, Hel. During the 12th century, the Catholic Church attempted to banish Krampus celebrations because of his resemblance to the devil.

Anoint to keep the household in line and for when you need to invoke the essence of Krampus.

Some people believe that Krampus represents the Horned God, a popular figure in witchcraft, and that his birch rods are a throwback to ancient, pagan initiation rituals. When Christians replaced pagan winter festivals with Christmas, Krampus underwent a transformation. He was associated with the devil, and he was placed in a subservient position to Saint Nicholas—even forced to wear chains to show his inferiority.

Comes fully loaded & ready to use.

2 1/2″ Wide and 8 1/4″ Tall
This candle will burn approximately 140 hours.

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Warning!

Burn only on stable heat resistant surface. Keep out of drafts. Do not move candles while burning or if wax is hot. Keep out of reach of children & pets. Never leave a burning candle unattended. Do not burn for more than 2 hours at a time.

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Additional information

Weight800 g
Dimensions20 × 7 × 7 cm

Description

Krampus is a horned, anthropomorphic figure described as “half-goat, half-demon”, who, during the Yule, punishes children who have misbehaved. The origin of the figure is unclear; some folklorists and anthropologists have postulated a pre-Christian origin. His name originates with the German krampen, which means “claw,” and tradition has it that he is the son of the Norse god of the underworld, Hel. During the 12th century, the Catholic Church attempted to banish Krampus celebrations because of his resemblance to the devil.

Anoint to keep the household in line and for when you need to invoke the essence of Krampus.

Some people believe that Krampus represents the Horned God, a popular figure in witchcraft, and that his birch rods are a throwback to ancient, pagan initiation rituals. When Christians replaced pagan winter festivals with Christmas, Krampus underwent a transformation. He was associated with the devil, and he was placed in a subservient position to Saint Nicholas—even forced to wear chains to show his inferiority.

Comes fully loaded & ready to use.

2 1/2″ Wide and 8 1/4″ Tall
This candle will burn approximately 140 hours.