Candle is a common source of light and heat which has been used since centuries. The history of candles can be found in many cultures.
Historians show that Egyptians formed and used candles which were made from Beeswax as early as 3000 BC. Similarly the Chinese, during the Qin Dynasty (221-206 B.C made candles by using fat of whale. History of India also exhibits use of Candles made from boiling cinnamon in temples.