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  Shin Mainichi Koh Sandalwood Incense
Shin Mainichi Koh Sandalwood Incense


 
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Shin Mainichi Koh Sandalwood Incense, approximately 50 Sticks - Each stick is 10 inches long.

Sandalwood, or chandan, is cooling, and considered to be
of the padma (lotus) group and attributed to Amitabha Buddha.
Sandalwood scent is believed to transform one's desires and
maintain a person's alertness while in meditation.
Sandalwood is also one of the more popular scents
used for incense used when offering incense to the Buddha.

Sandalwood smells somewhat like other wood scents,
except it has a bright and fresh edge with few natural analogues.
Its sedative property clears stress from the nervous system.

The sandal tree grows almost exclusively in the forests of
Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Timor Islands, and Indonesia.

Why is sandalwood an ingredient in so many different kinds of
incense? Chandan, also known as Sandalwood, is considered to be
of the padma (lotus) group, associated with the qualities of
Amitabha Buddha, which are compassion, devotion, and love.

Chandan's scent is believed to purify desires and maintain a
person's alertness while in meditation.
Chandan is also one of the more popular scents used when
offering incense. Sandalwood smells somewhat like other wood
scents, except it has a bright and fresh edge with few natural analogues.
Its sedative property clears stress from the nervous system.

In Hindu marriages, it is burned on a sacred fire within the
marriage tent so that the fumes surround the bridal pair.
The sandal tree, botanically known as Santalum Album, belongs
to the family Santalaceae.

Because of chandan's (sandalwood's) enrichment of the Padma
(Lotus) Buddha wisdom qualities, it is the most frequently
used scent for Bhakti (devotion) practices, since sandalwood
or chandan is a tonic to the heart, evocative of calm love and devotion.

According to traditional Ayurvedic sources, Chandan dispels
nervousness, cooling, clears depression, relaxes headache,
lessens insomnia, reduces stomach pains, helps urinary troubles,
relieves Pitta heat conditions, sunburn, acne, rashes, fevers,
herpes, sores, ulcers, pitta imbalance, and heat sickness.
It is also calming, helps sleep, and centers the mind.


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