Mar Mar 8oz. “Mono No Aware” scented candle. Inspired by the Japanese phrase “mono no aware,” which translates most simply as “the bittersweet poignancy of things,” this candle features the scent of tobacco and vervaine. Hand-poured in Los Angeles by Light 4 Life and The Exceptional Children’s Foundation, an organization that provides jobs for adults with disabilities. For an optimal burn, trim the wick before each use and burn for two hours, maximum. Never leave a burning candle unattended.