A meditation lamp was a small fuel-powered lamp or candle used by Vulcans as a meditative tool. The lamp's taming of the flame, a chaotic, destructive force, serves as a metaphor for the Vulcans' control of their emotions.
Sub-commander T'Pol kept a meditation lamp in her quarters aboard Enterprise NX-01. (ENT: "Breaking the Ice", "The Forge")
Tuvok kept a meditation lamp in his quarters aboard the USS Voyager and used it to help Kes discover and focus her mental powers. (VOY: "The Gift")
In 2375, Tuvok used the lamp in guiding B'Elanna Torres through some meditation exercises. (VOY: "Juggernaut")
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