Most candles on a cake
Sri Chinmoy Centre, Ashrita Furman
72,585 candles total number
United States (New York)

The most lit candles on a cake is 72,585 and was achieved by Ashrita Furman and the Sri Chinmoy Centre (both USA) at the Sri Chinmoy Centre in New York, USA, on 27 August 2016.

The cake was created in celebration of meditation teacher Sri Chinmoy's life, on what would have been his 85th birthday. A team of 100 members of the Sri Chinmoy Centre came together to achieve this record.