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taxidermynerd

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So I wanted to ask if it is okay to ask a question about safe alternatives to something, in the context of spiritual or religious use? Specifically alternatives to flame and similar for that usage.

I wasn't sure if it was okay to mention seeing as it has to do with spirituality, but I'm not looking to start a fight, just to ask for alternatives from people who might have some ideas. I just wanted to ask before I make the thread, in case that ruffles any feathers. I have seen other members make mention of other faiths before but wasn't sure if my question would be allowed.

Thoughts from staff members?
 

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Can you ask about the act without mentioning the spiritual or religious reasoning behind it?

Eg: I want to light a candle but I am aware that flames of any kind are not safe to have around birds, does any one know of an alternative?


EDIT: there are flameless battery operated candles available.

Maybe just ask for bird safe alternatives to the actual item as opposed to explaining what you want it for.
 

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That's why I wanted to ask, bc flame has a direct spiritual meaning in my practice. I'll just go googling. Thanks for your time Shezbug, hope you have a lovely day/night (I can never remember AU time haha) :)
 

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As far as I am aware there really is not a way to have an actual flame without some fume/residue/smoke being emitted from the flame.

If all else fails Bee, send a PM to one of the staff to get an answer on your exact question.

FYI it is 6:15pm and we are just waiting for dinner to cook while Burt is singing up a storm and ringing his bells, lol he gets impatient to see what goodies he will get from our dinner :)
 

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I think given your question is genuinely looking for bird safe alternatives, it is ok to post on the Safety forum.

I also do not know any flame alternatives I´m afraid. Hope you find something that works for you :)
 

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I agree with Zara. Yes you may ask it :)
 
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