Akanishta Sandal Incense (sandalwood)

  • Akanishta Sandal Incense is a premium blend of handmade incense from Nepal prepared in the tradition of classical incense from Tibet. A very fine quality sandalwood incense made with cypress and sandalwoods from Nepal and India. Akanishta - a heaven where Bodhisattvas attain enlightenment.

    • approximately 85 grams, 4" sticks
    • contains a mixture of sandalwood and Himalayan herbs
    • made in Nepal with all natural ingredients and no wooden sticks, glues, or dyes
    • presented in a beautiful handmade paper box which can be reused
  • For you to consider, the following is from the maker's packaging:

    "Akanishta sandalwood incense. Akanishta - a heaven where Bodhisattvas attain enlightenment. Due to the merits of offering incense to all buddhas and bodhisattvas of the ten directions, may all sentient beings attain the sweet scent of perfect morality. OM AH HUNG OM AH HUNG OM AH HUNG"

  • Natural herbs and spices are pressed together in a masala preparation and shaped into the Tibetan style sticks. This Tibetan incense is carefully packaged into a beautiful and sturdy reusable box made from blended Lotka bark and recycled paper. Lotka refers to a small woody plant of the Laurel family that grows at over 6000 feet in the Himalayas, and has been traditionally used in Nepal to make paper. Lotka paper is a renewable resource, and provides a source of income to paper crafting families and village communities.

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