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Mantra for Offering Incense

When we make offerings of incense (in powder or stick form), flowers, food, etc., recite the following mantra twenty-one times and then offer them to the Three Jewels: NAMAH SARVA TATHAGATHA AVALOKITE OM SAMBHARA SAMBHARA HUNG ... it becomes divine (of the divine substance of the Buddha) with the blessing of this mantra.

–Lama Zopa Rinpoche



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Dakpa Tamdin Traditional Tibetan Incense Dakpa Tamdin Traditional Tibetan Incense

Among the many scriptures on incense making, Dakpa Tamdin incense makes use of the Peme Chumbu, written by the 1st Jamgon Kongtrul. As a young monk, Ven. Dakpa Tamdin, the maker of this incense, learned the craft from many revered lamas in his monastery and was given the thamdze nyewa kuensel, a special pill to mix with the initial ingredients. Every batch of incense includes a small portion of this initial mixture.
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Manjushri Incense Manjushri Incense

This Tibetan incense is hand manufactured based on the principles of the Buddhist Medicinal system. Blended with the fragrance of amber and other precious herbal medicinal ingredients Due to sacred content of the symbol and quote, this cover should be treated with respect, please, burn it rather than throw it away. 100% Natural. No Animal Extract. It is an organic blend, no chemical extract, non toxic & non addictive. Handmade in Nepal.
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$6.25

Complement Your Deity Practice

1000 Arm Chenrezig Incense 1000 Arm Chenrezig Incense

1000 Arm Chenrezig Incense is handmade according to traditional Tibetan methods and is designed to support meditation and concentration. Ingredients: Eucalyptus globus (eucalyptus), Juniperus communis (juniper), Syzygium aromaticum (cloves), Cinnamomum zeylanicum (cinnamon).
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Guru Rinpoche Incense Guru Rinpoche Incense

Guru Rinpoche Incense is made by Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery, the FPMT nunnery in Kathmandu, Nepal. Since 1997, the incense factory there has employed some of the nuns to make traditional, Tibetan-style stick incense. Proceeds helps cover the everyday expenses of the nunnery, where about 350 nuns live. This incense recipe was given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche to the nunnery with instructions to make it available to others. It is made from pure herbal ingredients and tree nuts. No artificial colors or fragrances are used.
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Green Tara Incense Green Tara Incense

Green Tara Incense is handmade according to traditional Tibetan methods to support meditation and concentration. Ingredients: Santalum album (white sandalwood), Shorea robusta (saldhoop resin), Illicium verum (star anise), Elettaria cardamomum (cardamom). Made in Nepal.
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Kalachakra Incense Kalachakra Incense

Kalachakra Incense is prepared from highly aromatic medicinal herbs and other substances giving its distinct earthy and woody scent. This incense is hand manufactured based on the principles of the Buddhist medicinal system and formulation prescribed by the great Tibetan yogis. Ingredients: Aquilaria agallocha (agaru), Ghanten Khampa, Juniperus Communis (juniper berry) and other herbal medicinal ingredients to help relieve tension. Made in Nepal.
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Incense from Kopan Nunnery

Wisdom Bliss Incense Sticks Wisdom Bliss Incense Sticks

The nuns of Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery in Nepal support themselves through the manufacture and sale of this wonderful incense. Incense is packed nicely in a handmade rice paper box. Ingredients: Santalum album (white sandalwood), Shorea robusta (saldhoop resin), Elletaria cardamonum maton (cardamom pod), Canarium Bengalensis roxb (gogul dupa), Acorus calamus L (sweet flag root), Machilius odoratissima (kaulo-laha). This incense is totally natural, no synthetics, color or fragrance added.
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Pure Land Incense Pure Land Incense

Pure Land Incense is made by the Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery, an FPMT related nunnery, in Kathmandu, Nepal. Pure Land Incense – Relaxation (yellow box) contains: Juniperus communis (juniper), Rhododendra seto (rhododendron), Cedrus deodara (Himalayan cedar). Pure Land Incense – Meditation (green box) contains: Santalum album (white sandalwood), Amomum subulatum (black cardamom), Syzygium aromaticum (clove), C innamonum camphora (camphor). Pure Land Incense – Healing (red box) contains: Santalum album (white sandalwood), Santalum rubrum (red sandalwood), Elletaria cardamonum (cardamom), Cinnamonum zeylanicum (cinnamon bark). Pure Land Incense – Inspiration (blue box) contains: Cymbopogon citratus (lemongrass), Zhantoxylum oxyphyllum (sil timur), Zhantoxylum amatum (timur).
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Lawudo Incense Sticks Lawudo Incense Sticks

Made from a special selection of juniper, rhododendron and other high altitude flowers and trees gathered in the valleys of the Everest region of the Himalayan mountains of Nepal. Ingredients: juniperus communis (Juniper), rhododendra seto rus d. don (Rhododendron), cedrus deodare roxb. ex don (Himalayan cedar), (kaulo) laha machilius odoratissima. Hand made by Khachoe Ghakyil Ling, the FPMT nunnery in Kathmandu Nepal. This incense is totally natural, no synthetics, color or fragrance added.
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Lotus Blossom Incense Lotus Blossom Incense

The intensely fresh fragrance of this incense is based on freshly gathered Juniper leaves and berries, mixed with Cedarwood and Sandalwood. Its floral tone invigorates, clears and uplift the mind. Ingredients: Juniperus Communis (juniper), Cedrus deodara (cedar) and Santalum album (sandalwood). Manufactured by the nuns of Khachoe Ghakyil Ling, the FPMT nunnery in Kathmandu, Nepal. This incense is totally natural, no synthetics, color or fragrance added.
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Japanese Incense

Japanese Incense - Kyoto Autumn Leaves (Kyo-nishiki) Japanese Incense - Kyoto Autumn Leaves (Kyo-nishiki)

Created over 30 years ago in Japan to evoke the autumnal splendor of Kyoto's Arashiyama district, Kyoto Autumn Leaves is a true classic within the world of incense. A blend of high quality ingredients perfectly captures the mood and beauty of a fall day. No synthetic oil, no animal ingredients, no animal testing. Ingredients: Santalum album (sandalwood), Cinnamomum verum (cinnamon), Styrax benzoin (benzoin). This incense is totally natural, no synthetics, color or fragrance added. Made in Japan.
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Japanese Incense - Eternal Treasure (Hoyei-koh) Japanese Incense - Eternal Treasure (Hoyei-koh)

At well over 100 years old – and based on an even older recipe – Eternal Treasure is one of the most traditional, best-known fragrances. No synthetic oil, no animal ingredients, no animal testing. Ingredients: Santalum album (sandalwood), Cinnamomum verum (cinnamon), Syzygium aromaticum (cloves). This incense is totally natural, no synthetics, color or fragrance added. Made in Japan.
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Japanese Incense - Great Origin (Daigen-koh) Japanese Incense - Great Origin (Daigen-koh)

This incense combines sandalwood and cinnamon to promote comfort and insight. No synthetic oil, no animal ingredients, no animal testing. Ingredients: Santalum album (sandalwood), Cinnamomum verum (cinnamon), Cinnamomum camphora (camphor). This incense is totally natural, no synthetics, color or fragrance added. Made in Japan.
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Incense for Healing

Sorig Tibetan Incense Sorig Tibetan Incense

This aromatic and medicinal incense made by Men-Tsee-Khang - the Tibetan Medical and Astrology Institute reestablished by His Holiness the Dalai Lama - promotes an overall sense of calm and mental and physical well-being. Ingredients: Carthamus tinctorius (safflower), Rhododendron sp. (rhododendron), Juniperus sp. (juniper), Picrorhiza kurroa (picrorhiza), Rosa sativus (rose), Selinum wallichinum (selinum), Dracocephalum tanguticum (dragonhead), Artemisia sp. (sagebrush), Santalum album (white sandalwood). This incense is totally natural, no synthetics, color or fragrance added.
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Medicine Buddha Incense Medicine Buddha Incense

This Medicine Buddha Incense contains 31 ingredients and is produced under the supervision of Dr. Wangchug in Kathmandu, Nepal. It is used for lung, a nervous disorder characterized by tension, stress and anxiety. The ingredients have been purified according to medical requirements. Ingredients: Amomum subulatum (Nepal Cardamon), santalum album (White sandalwood), Myristica fragrans (Nutmeg) & (termindia chebula) Black Myrobalan. The binding agent used in this incense is a viscous, odorless and non-toxic substance, considered a very powerful tonic in the Ayurvedic and Tibetan medical systems with properties similar to ginseng.
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Incense Practices

Nolsang Incense Ritual PDF Nolsang Incense Ritual PDF

This incense offering ritual (nolsang), a translation of Padmasambhava’s The Divine Blue Water Clearing Away Contamination has been made available at the request of Lama Zopa Rinpoche for students who need to perform this practice. The ritual is used to purify contaminations that arise from ignorance, broken commitments, disturbing thoughts and emotions, as well as a variety of other negativities which cause obstacles, illness and misfortunes to oneself, others and the environment.
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Incense Puja PDF Incense Puja PDF

This practice was composed by Lama Zopa Rinpoche for Elea Redel’s benefit to cure her arthritis. It can be used especially when incense puja should be done many many times. One should perform this puja with perfect incense. The purposes of this practice are for healing (e.g., arthritis and so forth) and for success. One should recite the above prayer many times after completing the practice.
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Incense Holders

Wooden Lotus Incense Holder Wooden Lotus Incense Holder

Painted to capture the beauty of the lotus, this wooden incense holder can be used with Tibetan-style (central hole) and other types of stick incense (peripheral holes). Handcrafted in Nepal. Size: 3.5 inches in diameter and 0.9 inches tall (9 x 2.5 cm). Central hole diameter is approx. 4 mm and peripheral holes are 1 mm.
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Cup Painted Incense Holder Cup Painted Incense Holder

This incense holder is made out of wood with a colorful floral design. Handcrafted in Nepal. Size: 2.6 inches in diameter and 1.1 inches tall (6 x 2.8 cm). Incense hole diameter is approx. 4 mm.
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More Incense to Try!

Ganden Incense Ganden Incense

Ganden incense is made with a sage-like herb which grows near the famous Ganden Monastic University 19 miles (30 km) away from Lhasa, Tibet, at an altitude of 15,000 feet (4,572 meters). According to His Holiness the Dalai Lama's physician, it prevents colds and flu, and purifies a polluted atmosphere. This herb is burned by Tibetans both indoors and out for ritual purification. Ingredients: Salvia officinalis (Russian sage), Santalum album (white sandalwood). The binding agent used in this incense is a viscous, odorless and non-toxic substance, considered a very powerful tonic in the Ayurvedic and Tibetan medical systems with properties similar to ginseng.
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Mahamudra Incense Mahamudra Incense

An aromatic blend of traditional Tibetan incense made according to an ancient Tibetan recipe. Natural herbs and spices are pressed together in a masala preparation and shaped into the Tibetan-style sticks. Ingredients: Anthopogon (Rhododendron), Nardostachys jatamansi (spikenard), Terminalia Chehula (Harro) Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice), Artemisia vulgari (artemesia), red & white barrow Santalum album (red & white sandal wood), Juniperus Communis (juniper berry), Illicium verum (star anise), Elettaria cardamomum (cardamum) and Crocus sativus (saffron).
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Alpine Incense Alpine Incense

Alpine incense contains juniper and other plants from the Himalayas in Nepal, spices such as cloves from India, spruce and pine extracts, and powdered amber from Latvia. It has a powerful, fresh and woodsy aroma. Ingredients: Rhododendron anthopogon (Himalayan rhododendron) , Juniperus indica (Himalayan juniper) & N ardostachys grandiflora (Spikenard). This incense is totally natural, no synthetics, color or fragrance added.
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