The traditional Mandala Tibetan incense is a tube containing the Himalayan Incense sticks. The incense sticks themselves are wrapped in Nepalese handmade paper. This is an excellent high quality traditional blend containing numerous precious aromatic herbs from the Himalayan region. This incense no longer comes in a bamboo tube.
For you to consider, the following is from the maker's packaging:
"This traditional mandala incense containing the Himalayan Incense Sticks, made according to an age old Tibetan Buddhist tradition with numerous precious aromatic herbs including Nagi, Jattamasi, Kapur, cloves, red and white sandalwood etc. This incense is made according to an age old Buddhist tradition to offer to all Buddhas, Bodhisattvas and guardian deities of the ten directions. It contains about one hundred precious aromatic herbs including gurgum, nagi, clove, white and red sandalwood, saffron and other excellent medicinal ingredients. It is prepared by hand with utmost care and devotion for the well being of all the sentient beings and accumulation of merit."
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 sturdy tube wrapped with 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.
Tibetan Nagchampa Incense is a high quality incense made by hand in Nepal. Nag champa is one of the most famous incense aromas from India and Nepal. These natural incense sticks burn well, with the traditional sweet scent of nag champa.
"TIBETAN NAGCHAMPA INCENSE: 'Champa' is the aroma of female Laxmi, goddess of wealth. It is useful as an element for relieving pain from headaches, rheumatism, gout, allergy, gastric and urinary problems. It keeps the eyes cool and refreshes and activates the brain. Perfectly safe for inhalation and the environment. It contains 30 sticks with 1 incense holder. Each stick burns for 60 min. Handmade in Nepal.
Tibetan Juniper Incense is an excellent quality blend of juniper incense from Nepal. The wonderful aroma of forest fresh juniper is strong and clear as soon as you open the package. Natural herbs and spices are pressed together in a masala preparation and shaped into the Tibetan style sticks. They are carefully packed in a sturdy tube that closes at one end with a twist of handmade paper. A small wooden incense burner is included. These natural incense sticks burn well, with the clear and refreshing scent of juniper.
"TIBETAN JUNIPER INCENSE: According to Ayurveda, Juniper has played a major medicinal role in the treatment of many contagious diseases. Juniper was burnt to scare off witches and demons. Juniper clears, stimulates, and strengthens the nerves. It purifies the atmosphere and has a calming effect for the over-stressed and is also good for pmt. Perfectly safe for inhalation and the environment. It contains 30 sticks with 1 incense holder. Each stick burns for 60 min. Handmade in Nepal.
Tibetan Cedarwood is an excellent quality blend of natural cedar incense from Nepal. Cedar is described as similar to sandalwood but dryer, and is one of the oldest temple incenses used in Tibet. These natural incense sticks burn well, with the woody scent of cedar wood.
"TIBETAN CEDARWOOD INCENSE: Cedar is a Semitic word meaning, 'the power of spiritual strength' and represents a symbol of constant faith. One of the oldest aromatics as a temple incense in Tibet. A valuable aid to meditation through its reputation comes from steering strayed individuals back on the path. Perfectly safe for inhalation and the environment. It contains 30 sticks with 1 incense holder. Each stick burns for 60 min. Handmade in Nepal.