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Offering Incense

Lama Zopa Rinpoche with His Holiness the Sakya Trizin, April 2012.
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… [W]hen making offerings to the Triple Gem you can think like this: the incense becomes emptiness and then you see it as pure offering – the incense of transcendental wisdom of non-dual bliss and voidness. Its scent purifies the sentient beings’ two obscurations and generates the whole path and enlightens them in the essence of the deity that one is practicing …

–Lama Zopa Rinpoche

New Arrivals

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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$4.95

Tibetan Healing Incense Tibetan Healing Incense

This incense is made from a variety of medicinal herbs gathered and dried strictly according to traditional Tibetan texts. It promotes healing of body and mind. Ingredients: Santalum album (white sandal wood), Santalum rubrum (red sandal), Elletaria cardamonum maton (cardamom pod), Syzygium aromaticum (clove), Amomum subulatum (Nepal cardamom), Cinnamonum zeylanicum breyn (cinnamon bark), Shorea robusta (saldhoop resin), Acacia catechu (rato khayer), Bumbusa arundinacia (bamsolochan), Canarium bengalensis roxb. (gogul dupa), Artemesia indica (khempa), Cryptomeria japonica (dhupi), Machilius odoratissima (kaulo). Made in Nepal by Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery, the FPMT nunnery in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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$5.90

Complement Your Deity Practice

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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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). 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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Manjushiri  Incense Manjushiri Incense

Manjushiri Incense is a traditional and genuine Tibetan incense hand prepared from highly flavored medicinal herbs and other precious substances making it richer and of a superior quality. This incense is totally absent of choking and camphor smell. It is also non-toxic and non-habit forming. Tibetan incense is used for puja, offering and purification. Made in India.
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$9.50   On Sale $6.99*

Incense from the FPMT Nunnery
Khachoe Ghakyil Ling

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 (cardamom), Canarium Bengalensis (gogul dupa), Acorus calamus (sweet flag root), Machilius odoratissima (kaulo-laha). Made in Nepal.
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$11.50   On Sale $8.99*

Pure Land Incense Pure Land Incense

Pure Land Incense is made by the Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery, an FPMT related nunnery, in Kathmandu, Nepal. Choose from Relaxation (yellow box), Meditation (green box), Healing (red box), or Inspiration (blue box). Sticks measure 9 inches (23 cm) long. Each box contains between 20 to 28 sticks depending on thickness.
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$4.80   On Sale $2.99*

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),Viscosum (rhododendron), Cedrus (cedar) & machilius odoratissima (kaulo-laha). Hand made by Khachoe Ghakyil Ling, the FPMT nunnery in Kathmandu Nepal.
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$10.50   On Sale $7.99*

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 (cedar) and Santalum album (sandalwood). Manufactured by the nuns of Khachoe Ghakyil Ling, the FPMT nunnery in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Rhododendron Forest Incense Rhododendron Forest Incense

The ingredients for this very special incense come from trees and herbs of the high mountains of the Solo Khumbu area of Nepal. It is uplifting and refreshing, like a breath of fresh air from the snow-capped mountains of the Himalayas. Ingredients: Juniperus communis (Juniper wood), Seto Rus D. Don Rhododendron (Rhododendra), Cedrus Deodare Roxb. Ex Don (Himalayan Cedar) and Machilius odoratissima (kaulo). Made in Nepal.
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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).
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$3.90   On Sale $2.50*

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). 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). Made in Japan.
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$3.60   On Sale $2.80*

Incense for Healing

Medicine Buddha Healing Incense Medicine Buddha Healing Incense

This Medicine Buddha Incense is a mixture of high altitude plants and woods with healing properties made according to a traditional Tibetan recipe. This incense is a suitable addition to your Medicine Buddha practice. Ingredients: White Sandalwood (Santalum album), Nepal Cardamon (Amomum subulatum), Malaba nut (Justicia Adhatoda), Cloves (Syzygium aromaticum), Cardamon (Elletaria Cardamonum Maton), Yellow Jasmine (Jasminum Humile L), Singara Nut (Trapa Bispinosa Roxb). Made by the Khachoe Ghakyil Ling Nunnery in Nepal.
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$5.90   On Sale $3.99*

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). Made in India.
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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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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). Made in Nepal.
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$10.50   On Sale $7.99*

Mahamudra Incense Mahamudra Incense

An aromatic blend of traditional Tibetan incense made according to an ancient Tibetan recipe. Ingredients: Anthopogon (Rhododendron), Nardostachys jatamansi (spikenard), 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). Made in Nepal.
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$7.25   On Sale $5.25*

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: Viscosum (rhododendron), Juniperus Communis (juniper) & Sabina squamata nardostachys grandiflor (Spikenard). 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. Made in Nepal.
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Herbal Incense Gift Box - Premium Herbal Incense Gift Box - Premium

Attractive and ideal for display, this gift box contains a selection of premium incense. This gift makes it easy for your friends to find their favorite scent. Lawudo, Medicine Buddha, Ganden, Lhasa, Abhishek, Vajrapani, Depending on thickness the box contains 7 to 10 sticks in each incense compartment and a complimentary wooden incense holder. Made in Nepal.
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$13.50   On Sale $9.99*

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