Tibetan Monastery Incense

  • Tibetan Monastery Incense is a traditional aromatic herbal incense handmade in Kathmandu, Nepal. The box describes it as an organic blend that has been prepared in accordance with centuries old traditional Tibetan Buddhist methods. A mixture of 38 different Himalayan herbs and spices are pressed together in a masala preparation and shaped into the Tibetan style sticks.

    • approximately 44 sticks, 10.5" long
    • contains herbs such as juniper berry, liquorice, cinnamon, cardamom, and agarwood
    • all natural with no wooden sticks, glues, or dyes
    • made in Nepal, according to a traditional Tibetan formula
    • neatly wrapped with Nepali Lotka paper
  • For you to consider, the following is from the maker's packaging (stated burn times are approximate):

    "Dear customer, this incense is made from the selected purified plants, herbs, and resins found in the himalayan region of Nepal and plains of Tibet. Guaranteed free from any toxic substance, 100% natural. We pray that your purchase and use of this incense will be beneficial to all beings. Tibetan monastery incense is unique in that it is the only incense that is prepared on the basis of the complicated directions prescribed by the advisor of Tibetan medicine incense burning for prayer offerings and for purification forms a major ritual of Tibetan Buddhism. Tibetan monastry incense is purely handmade from scented medicine herbs and other percious substances. Each incense packet consists of 38 different ingredients. The combination of the centuries old method of preparation and natural scented herbs makes Tibetan Monastery incense richer and of superlative quality. It is also hazard free. It keeps ones surroundings permeated with a healthy natural scent."

  • Natural herbs and spices are pressed together in a masala preparation and shaped into the Tibetan style sticks. They are carefully wrapped in handmade paper made from Lotka bark. 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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