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  Incense, Nag Champa, Wholesale Incense Burners and Sticks, Tibetan Incense and Candles
Each incense stick is always been hand-rolled by the individual without in anyway using any mechanical device in its manufacture.
Tibetan aroma therapeutic incense is purely hand prepared from aromatic herbs in high altitude regions of Tibet according to fundamental principles of the ancient Tibetan traditional system of medicine that originated some 2500 years ago.
Effect of Sandalwood in aromas or incense: Sandalwood incense is made from rolling the paste of the sapwood on bamboo skewers by hand.
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  JewishEncyclopedia.com - INCENSE:
As regards the former, every meat-offering ("minḥ?ah") required the addition of incense, which was burned, under the name of "azkarah," on the great altar with a certain part of the flour.
In Herodian times the preparation of the incense was a kind of privilege retained in the family of Abtinas, which was thought to be in possession of special directions for making it.
After placing both of these utensils on the floor, the high priest took the incense from the kaf with the hollow of his hand, not with his fingers, and heaped it upon the pan containing the coals.
www.jewishencyclopedia.com /view.jsp?artid=125&letter=I   (2279 words)

  Incense - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Incense is a preparation of aromatic plant matter, often with the addition of essential oils extracted from plant or animal sources, intended to release fragrant smoke for religious, therapeutic, or aesthetic purposes as it smolders.
The censer is swung at the object to be incensed; the swing is generally either single or double, depending on the reverence for the object being incensed; for particularly important objects (such as the Blessed Sacrament during its elevation) multiple swings may be performed.
Incense burning is a common Chinese religious ritual in Chinese ancestor worship, Taoism and Buddhism.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Incense   (2639 words)

 Why Is Incense Used During Mass by Father William Saunders
Incense was also used at the Benedictus and Magnificat during Lauds and Vespers about the 13th century, and for the exposition and benediction of the Blessed Sacrament about the 14th century.
He took his place at the altar of incense and was given large amounts of incense to deposit on the altar of gold in front of the throne, together with the prayers of all God's holy ones.
During funeral Masses, the priest at the final commendation may incense the coffin, both as a sign of honor to the body of the deceased which became the temple of the Holy Spirit at Baptism and as a sign of the faithful’s prayers for the deceased rising to God.
www.ewtn.com /library/ANSWERS/INCENSE.htm   (570 words)

Incense is used during the Mass to bless the Altar when the priest first ascends to it, and, during the Offertory, to bless the bread and wine, the Crucifix and Altar (again), and the congregation.
Other uses of incense are the 5 grains of incense, symbolizing the 5 wounds of Christ, inserted into the Paschal candle on Easter, and the incense burned on the altar stone of a new Altar during its consecration.
Though stick and cone incense may be used during prayer and lectio divina, the classic way of using incense at your family altar is to use resin incense (like the priests use), which comes in large "grains," in a charcoal incense burner.
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 The Gold of Incense — The new Jewel
It was transported from the legendary country of Punt, over the incense route (similar to the amber, silk and spice routes), from the southern part of the Arabian Peninsula, (passing Mecca and Medina to Petra).
Eventually, incense was used again at cremations and after the fifth century BC it became an essential part of the Christian liturgy.
Incense, other than amber was forbidden in ancient Judaism, under the penalty of death.
www.absolute-incense.com /natural.shtml   (1302 words)

 How to Make Incense
This incense is heated using charcoal, makko or on mica atop charcoal.
The incense burner is most versatile when filled with ash (allows for burying charcoals koh doh style as well as using makko), the ash most often used is white rice ash.
Because it is water soluble, the exact amount of makko to add to a mixture depends on the humidity of your environment and the amount of resins and woods in your mixture.
www.scents-of-earth.com /makyourownna.html   (2900 words)

 Incense Burners incense_burners
The Incense Burner is one of the most significant item in the Liturgy, as the incense characterizes the preys to God.
The incense quality is totally depending on the procedure of its production, the slower it is produced the more fine incense quality we achieve, regarding the fragrance that is exposed while burn.
The Incense Burner is one of the most significant item in the Liturgy, as the incense characterizes the prays to God.
www.religiousmall.com /incense_burners.html   (170 words)

The Incense offering should be done in the morning on a clean and elevated outdoor site, free of insects; either on a hill or the top of a house and inhabited by many local gods and nagas.
Wood, not coal, should be used as fuel and the substance to be burned as incense should be fragrant, such as the leaves of fern or juniper, or the branches of coniferous tree, rhododendron, and red or white sandalwood.
Incense, which is the nature of morality, makes offerings to the nose of the enlightened beings.
www.khandro.net /ritual_incense.htm   (1864 words)

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The ingredients in each Zodiacal Incense were chosen for their historical and magickal association with their particular zodiacal sign, combined to create a pleasant as well as appropriate scent.
The incense for the Cardinal Air Sign is evocative of a strong love of beauty and a desire for fairness and harmony.
These incense were specifically created, using this system of correspondences, to evoke the qualities and powers of these energy points.
firewind.com /incense.htm   (1384 words)

 Incense offering
The incense is kept in a vessel known as a "boat," from its peculiar shape, and is transferred to the censer by means of a small spoon.
Incense was used at first at the Gospel of the Mass only, but in succeeding centuries other incensations were introduced, not only at the Mass but at other services of the Church.
Incense traditionally signifies the prayers of the Church rising to the throne of God.
landru.i-link-2.net /shnyves/incense_offering.htm   (1865 words)

 Incense in Meditation
Incense is said to have several medicinal effects too.
Incense during meditation is said to dissipate the negative energy.
Just as your personal belongings, the incense to be used during meditation should be of a special type to be used only during meditation.
www.healthandyoga.com /html/meditation/incense.html   (351 words)

 Incense From Natural World, henna, henna hair
Incense sticks are traditionally used in the East as a means of creating an atmosphere of relaxation, contemplation and meditation and thus used in temples and other places of worship.
Our incense sticks are handrolled in natural fragrance oils, gum and resin to produce lasting and genuine scents.
Incense sticks are 9" and 11" in height!
www.bodycareful.com /incense.htm   (244 words)

 Incense - International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
In the denunciation of Eli in 1 Samuel 2:27, the burning of incense is mentioned as one of the functions of the priesthood (2:28).
The incense used in the tabernacle service--called "sweet incense" (keToreth ha-cammim, Exodus 25:6, etc.)--was compounded according to a definite prescription of the perfumes, stacte, onycha, galbanum and pure frankincense (Exodus 30:34), and incense not so compounded was rejected as "strange incense" (keTorah zarah, Exodus 30:9).
In the offering of incense, burning coals from the altar of burnt offering were borne in a censer and put upon the altar of incense (the "golden altar" before the oracle), then the fragrant incense was sprinkled on the fire (compare Luke 1:9 f).
www.studylight.org /enc/isb/view.cgi?number=T4582   (361 words)

 Tibetan Incense Company Products
This incense is comprised of pure Sandalwood and natural herbs from the Himalayas.
This excellent incense is made with the essence of Jasminum Flowers found in the Himalayan area of Kashmir.
A stick of incense when lit is then laid on a bed of sand or ash horizontally in the bottom of the burner.
www.tibetanincense.com /products.html   (937 words)

When all the incense has been used, the tablets are taken out of their wrappings, the record is officially put into writing, and the victor of the day is announced.
Incense is still burned in the presence of a corpse with the idea that its fragrance shields both corpse and newly-parted soul from malevolent demons; and by the peasants it is often burned also to drive away goblins and the evil powers presiding over diseases.
They are the ghosts of men who anciently, for the sake of gain, made or sold bad incense; and by the evil karma of that action they now find themselves in the state of hunger-suffering spirits, and compelled to seek their only food in the smoke of incense.
www.sacred-texts.com /shi/igj/igj05.htm   (3780 words)

Long-burning incense freshens the room with the soothing smell of lavender.
Each feng shui incense stick is 9" long and comes 20 sticks to a box.
This brass incense burner with star cut-outs can either be hung or carried by its 16" chain.
www.attictrunk.com /incense2.html   (195 words)

 Incense   (Site not responding. Last check: )
incense, now covered in the finest fire-purified clay powder to mitigate the stickiness of the mixture, are cured for a minimum of 30 days.
This cured incense, rich in fragrance and prayerfully prepared and packaged, is presented to you; so that you may join us in offering fragrant incense, together with prayer, to Christ God.
to describe incense which is finished as a grain (not a stick) in a manner faithful to the method of preparation used for centuries on the Holy Mountain of Athos, a monastic republic in Greece.
www.tcgalaska.com /holycrosshermitage/HTML/incense_main.asp   (283 words)

 Splendor Scents Incense
These Incense Blends are the results of 20 years of conscious invocation and formulation.
Jasmine incense is an aphrodisiac used to brighten disposition, dreams, fertility, happiness, love and passion.
Wisdom incense is blended for enhancing and amplifying your own wisdom and to draw on the earth's energy.
www.brassunicorn.com /leaderpages/splendorscentsincense.html   (469 words)

 Incense, Oils, Powders and Charcoal Tablets
The custom of burning incense, using powders and using perfume oils has changed but little since ancient times.
The practitioner of magic may solemnly anoint her candles with oil, purify the altar with incense and sprinkle powder around her home.
Incense, oils and powders, when used properly, can change the vibratory energies and increase the chances of success in rituals.
www.abaxion.com /oil.htm   (60 words)

 Incense Making, With David Oller
Incense artifacts, thousands of years old, have be found in throughout the world, and appear to be a part of virtually every culture.
The connection between incense, religions, medicine, and shaman practices is obvious, it would be impossible to separate them, or say which proceeded the other.
Incense and Herbalism go hand-in-hand, and the oldest sources we have regarding herbalism and incense is the Indian Vedas.
www.botanical.com /botanical/article/incense.html   (911 words)

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Incense is an herb (or blend of herbs) burned to create fragrant smoke and atmosphere.
Incense powders are the most commonly homemade incense as they're easy to create and use.
Smudging sticks, incense sticks, and incense cones are usually pre-prepared and purchased, although they can be made.
members.cox.net /zyphurse/correspondences/incense.htm   (188 words)

 Incense (This Rock: January 1992)
The primary component of incense is a precious tree resin, which is combined with other ingredients to produce, when burned, a sweet, white, fragrant smoke.
Incense engages the senses of sight and smell.
Incense is characteristic of the worship of all pre-Protestant churches.
www.catholic.com /thisrock/1992/9201cust.asp   (749 words)

 Incense Powder and Resin Incense for Hoodoo Rootwork
Hoodoo incense makers use the same herbal and floral essenses that go into their condition oils, and they often add colouring as well, usually according to the same sort of colour-symbolism by which offertory candles are coloured.
Since Crossing Incense is reputed to mess up folks' lives and Hot Foot Incense is alleged to drive unwanted people from a neighborhood, the usual way to use these powerful materials is to ignite an entire package in the enemy's front yard at once and quickly leave the area.
Incense may be burned in any non-flammable container, but most people prefer to place their charcoal disks and resin or powder incense in a specially made incense brazier or incense burner that stands on legs, so that the heat of the burning charcoal will not mar their altar or table surface.
www.luckymojo.com /incense.html   (2340 words)

 Incense Warehouse
Florals, exotic woods, spices, herbs and resins are featured in these world-famous Indian incenses.
Browse our fine collection of Japanese incense from Nippon Kodo, Shoyeido, Baieido and others.
The original incense of temples, churches and ancient rites.
www.incensewarehouse.com   (126 words)

 Chintamani Natural Incense (250 grams)
Our Chintamani Incense is made from the following high quality natural ingredients: sandal-wood, kumkum (red powder prepared from turmeric and lemon-juice), costus, krishnaguru (fl sanders), suvasika-pushpha (special fragrant flowers), white vala (the fragrant andropogon muricatum) and the bark of the deodaru pine.
The incense is a powdery red color, and when burnt creates a very strong and unique fragrance which will linger long after the sticks have finished burning.
When prepared according to traditional methods, this incense is given the name "Chintamani", for if a little is used according to the ancient prescribed ceremonies, it will make all the world submissive.
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