Tashi Rope Incense

  • A classic example of the Himalayan art of rope incense where raw incense powder is twisted into ropes of handmade paper. The tashi blend is formulated from a traditional formula originating in Tibet.

    • approximately 50 twisted rope strands
    • contains various Himalayan herbs including red and white sandalwood, nagi, and saffron
    • all natural with no wooden sticks, glues, or dyes
    • handmade in Nepal according to a traditional Buddhist formula
  • For you to consider, the following is from the maker's packaging:

    "Tashi ritual incense is one of the ancient monastic orders of Tibet. It is composed of 30 ingredients of which saffron, nagi, red and white sandalwood are part."

  • Natural herbs and spices are mixed together in a masala preparation and sprinkled onto strips of handmade paper which are then twisted into the classic rope incense form. The paper is sometimes called Nepali rice paper but it is actually Lotka handmade paper. Lotka refers to a small woody plant of the Laurel family which 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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