clima-header

Buenos Aires - - Monday 19 De April

Home People As we are Do you know the story of the Lady of the Candle?

Do you know the story of the Lady of the Candle?

In the city of Corrientes, a soul in pain rounds the corridors of a building waiting for someone to release it.

As we are

Every city has its myths, its stories, its legends. Today we want to tell you the story of Dama de la Vela, which takes place in the city of Corrientes. They say that, for a long time, in the building of the Normal School “Juan Pujol”, during the evenings it is possible to see a woman in a long white suit that runs through the floors with a lit candle in her hand.
This myth, of course, has a sad story that supports it. It is said that, long ago, a beautiful young woman from a wealthy family in the area fell in love with a military man who had promised her eternal love and marriage. Believing in him, she got pregnant and gave birth to a girl. However, the man abandoned her and married another woman. Faced with this situation, the young woman's brothers did not spare her carnal sin and locked her in a secret room of the huge house.
During the confinement, the young woman grew old and fell ill with sadness and loneliness. His brothers gave him only three candles a week, which did not always reach him, to illuminate his penumbras. It is said that, on a cold and wet night, the woman died accompanied only by that lit candle. Since then, his soul wanders through the building waiting for someone to blow the flame so he can finally rest in peace.

Publication Date: 15/01/2019

Share
Rate this item
0/5

Topics

cat1-artículos

I wrote! Reader Notes

Go to section

Comments


default
By: Gian 15 April, 2020

Mmmmm no se igual no me terminó de convencer

2021/03/1616518183gaby2.jpg
By: Gabriela Saavedra 22 April, 2020

En respuesta a

Hola, Gian. Muchas gracias por tu comentario. Saludos.

default
By: ElNicolasioDePeloLacio 09 June, 2020

la historia me convence pero la imagen parece mi mama despertandose y dandose cuenta de que no hay luz xD

Leave feedback


Comments

Health and Esthetics
Yoguini 20 minutes of strong yoga

Today Patrizia brings us a 20 minute practice of power yoga, designed for those who already have str...

Argentines around the world
Dubai A Mendoza in Dubai, with 60 degrees of heat

Even that temperature can reach the thermal sensation in Dubai. There lives a Mendoza who works on t...

Art and Literature
literatura argentina Maria Cabeza tells us about her latest book

Serargentino.com columnist and winner of the recognition “Ambassador of the Word”, tells everything...

Argentines around the world
Elena Blasco A sanjuanina around the world

This Sanjuanina left the province in 1978 with intentions to return to her native province. However,...

fm-barcelona

Articles


I want to be up to date

Subscribe to our newsletter and I received the latest news