This smokeless Japanese incense, Bikou Kobunboku, has a lovely fragrance which is lighter and more delicate than the other Kobunboku incenses. Ideal for meditation, yoga, teacher or temple gifts. Because it burns at a higher temperature than regular incense, only a tiny amount of smoke is produced. Good for those with allergies or respiratory sensitivities. Box holds Approx. 200 incense sticks of 5-1/2". Burn time: Approx. 20-25 mins. per stick.
Our Kobunboku incenses are made by Baieido, Japan's oldest incense manufacturer. The company was established in 1657 during the Edo Shogunate, and has continued to make the very finest Japanese incense to the present day. The secret of Baieido's longevity exists in their business philosophy, "Use the best material in the world." We hope you will enjoy this traditional Japanese incense.
5.5", 200 sticks, loose box
Incense is known to have a calming effect on the mind. It is customary to offer incense before a period of meditation. Offering incense expresses our intention to let go of our individual, conceptual self and open to our awakened nature.
Incense is one of the eight traditional offerings — water for drinking, water for bathing, flowers, incense, light, perfume, food and music. When incense is lit, its beautiful fragrance expands and increases throughout space symbolizing the way morality, ethics, and discipline become the basic causes and conditions from which the qualities of wisdom and compassion grow.
About Our Tibetan Incense:
Our Tibetan incense is made in Nepal and India. Crafted according to age-old recipes of traditional Tibetan medicine, many of these incenses are said to have healing properties, especially for relieving stress. Others are used for meditation, offerings, and purification. You can expect your Tibetan incense to have a strong, earthy fragrance.
About Our Japanese and Korean Incense:
Our Japanese and Korean incense is crafted in the tradition of old-world Japan according to methods that date back hundreds of years. These incenses are used for meditation and offerings. Most have a sandalwood base while some of our finest Japanese incense have an aloeswood base. The higher the concentration of aloeswood, the finer the incense and the more refined and exotic the scent.