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Our Mayan Copal resin incense burns fresh and fragrant and is said to have a sweet and husky resinous aroma. Copal is sacred to the indigenous cultures of the Central and South Americas. It is burned year round in the churches in Mexico, but is best known for its use in the homes during Day of the Dead. It is said that the familiar scent of Copal helps the souls find their way back during their annual visit home. The various Copal resins of Mexico and the Americas are closely related to the Copals of Africa and the Damars of India and Indonesia. The American Copals generally have a sweeter aroma. Resin pieces are packaged in a round tin.
Our Medicine Buddha Gift Box holds many ritual objects for your daily practice including a tiny Buddha figurine, Khata (traditional Tibetan greeting scarf), Tea Candle, Aromatic Medicine Buddha solid incense sticks, gilded ceramic bodhi leaf-shaped stick incense burner, and a set of Tibetan Flags. On the outside of the handmade lokta paper box, depicted in gold colored Tibetan script, is a rendering of the Medicine Buddha and the Mantra recited every day for success and to help eliminate the problems, unhappiness and suffering we don’t want and gain the success, happiness, inner growth and realizations of the path that we do want. Lord Buddha said even animals who hear this mantra will never be reborn in the lower realms. The highly attained Kyabje Choumlden Rinpoche said if one recites this mantra at the time of death one will be reborn in the pure land. so recite it not only for healing, but also to benefit people and animals all the time, whether they’re living or dying. You can take our compact 6 x 6 inch Medicine Buddha Box with you when you travel. The inside lid also bears the image of Buddha and the short form of the mantra. Handmade in Nepal.
Bury or burn mix as an offering of gratitude, smudging or sending healing prayers to the Winds of The South, The West, The North, The East, Earth Mother and The Heavens. Contains: Sage, Tobacco, Cedar and Sweetgrass.
The Himalayan Cedar for this fragrant rope incense is extracted from the wood of cedar trees which are found in Himalayan Region of Nepal. The common Nepali name for this Himalayan Cedar is Dhup. Pure cedar wood is rolled by hand in lokta paper. Use for meditation in your home, stupa or temple. This type of dhup is typical in Newar community and almost each and every Newar home uses it. It is also referred to as Newa Dhup in Newari culture. Each bundle contains approximately fifty 4 ropes. You can burn rope incense by lying it flat on a bed of sand or ash, which allows the entire rope to burn safely and completely or use a rope incense burner. Handcrafted in Nepal.
Our fragrant Sandalwood Nepali Rope Incense is crafted from herbs of the high Himalayas. This particular blend is extracted from white and red Sandalwood, Saldup, Spikenard, Cinnamon and Cloves. Found abundantly burned in Stupas, Temples and meditation rooms for its aromatic ambience. Approximately 50 - four inch ropes are artfully ackaged in bundles of hand rolled lokta paper. Handmade in Nepal.
Our fragrant Spikenard Nepali Rope Incense is crafted from plants and herbs of the high Himalayas. This particular blend is extracted from the Spikenard plant, white and red Sandalwood, Sungandhi Bal and Clove. Burned in Stupas, Temples and meditation rooms for its aromatic ambiance. Approximately 50 - four inch ropes are artfully packaged in bundles of hand rolled lokta paper. Handmade in Nepal.
Three Mixed Nepali Rope Incense is blended from three types of incense powder: camphor, saldup and asta sugandha. Rolled by hand in lokta paper. Use for meditation in your home, stupa or temple. This type of dhup is typical in Newari community and almost each and every Nepalese home uses it. It is also referred to as Newari Dhup. Each bundle contains approximately fifty 4 ropes. You can burn rope incense by lying it flat on a bed of sand or ash, which allows the entire rope to burn safely and completely or use a rope incense burner. Handcrafted in Nepal.