Used as tool for prayer, devotion, ritual, meditation, protection and healing. Easy to use and well liked because they tend to be safer from fire hazards due to their enclosed nature. The amount of burning time varies. The length of candle burning depends on the environment when it is burned.
To call the orisha who is equated with the natural elements of thunder and lightning and carries the two headed battle axe of a warrior. Shango is the farmer who knows how to wage war and also how to cultivate peace and civilization. His colors are red and white