Lighting Candles On Shabbos Or Yom Kippur Is Prohibited Because Of The Prohibition Of Havara, Kindling A Flame Nevertheless, On Yom Tov It's Permitted To Light A Flame From An Current Flame Should Yom Tov Candles Be Lit Earlier Than Yom Tov, Or Can They Be Lit On Yom Tov? Halacha Yomis

One also lights a candle on the yahrzeit or anniversary of the beloved one’s demise. In the e-book of Proverbs we read “the soul of an individual is the candle of God.” Our tradition has…

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