**I posted this 5 years ago, but I thought it would be good to re-post it for others who do not know about it. This is a really nice website even for those who are not traditionally religious. It's very restful, peaceful and contemplative and gives you lots of good thoughts. "Now: 3,536 candles from 81 countries are shining.
In many different traditions lighting candles is a sacred action. It expresses more than words can express. It has to do with gratefulness. From time immemorial, people have lit candles in sacred places. Why should cyberspace not be sacred?
You may want to begin or end your day by the sacred ritual of lighting a candle on this website. Or you may want to light a birthday candle for a friend. One single guideline is all you need: Slow down and do it with full attention. From here on, you will be guided step by step.">>Begin