HOLY DEATH JAR CANDLE. Nuestra Señora de la Santa Muerte or, colloquially, Santa Muerte (Spanish for Holy Death or Sacred Death), is a female folk saint venerated primarily in Mexico and the Southwestern United States. A personification of death, she is associated with healing, protection, and safe delivery to the afterlife by her devotees. This powerful 7-day jar candle is intended to be burned for seven days while you pray for the improved circumstances you desire. This candle stands 8″ tall and 2 1/2″ in diameter.