From now on I will make burning my aim, for I am like the candle: burning only makes me brighter.

- Rumi

Baruch atah Adonai, Eloheinu ruach ha’olam, asher kid’shanu b’mitzvotav v’tzivanu l’hadlik ner shel yom tov. Blessed are you, God, Spirit of the universe, who has made us holy through the commandments, and has commanded us to light the candles of this holiday.

haggadah Section: Introduction