Chinese Agarwood ‘Blessing’ Incense Tablet
Chinese Agarwood ‘Blessing’ Incense Tablet
Chinese Agarwood ‘Blessing’ Incense Tablet

Chinese Agarwood ‘Blessing’ Incense Tablet

SKU: 81005684

Chinese Agarwood ‘Blessing’ Incense Tablet

SKU: 81005684
  • 100% natural ingredients
  • Ideal for travel
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Regular price RM5.00
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A compressed incense tablet in the shape of the Chinese character fu, which represents good luck and fortune. Made from traditional grade Chinese agarwood, the light, woody fragrance creates a calming ambience for meditation, relaxation and stress relief.

Individually packed. Includes fire-proof cotton bed.

About Incense and Incense Offering

Across all Buddhist traditions, incense is one of the most common and basic substances used as offerings to the Buddhas and enlightened beings. Within Tibetan Buddhism, incense is typically used as an offering to the Three Jewels — Buddha, Dharma and Sangha. It is also employed as part of Buddhist ritual to purify offering substances such as water, food and light.

In traditional Tibetan Medicine, incense is often used as a medicinal substance to treat certain ailments. Due to the healing qualities of its ingredients, Tibetan incense can soothe and calm a mind affected by depression, restlessness, anxiety and stress. Specific incense formulas can also be beneficial for common complaints such as migraines, cough, dizziness and insomnia.

On a spiritual level, the offering of incense reminds us to hold our vows purely and creates the causes for us to do so. In Buddhist thought, morality is considered to be one of the Six Perfections of a Bodhisattva practitioner. As such, it is one of the keys to reaching full enlightenment.

“Incense offerings should be done daily and consistently with great confidence in the supreme Dharma that liberates our mind from all sufferings and to the holy sage Buddha who has traversed over samsara.”
– Tsem Rinpoche

As we make incense offerings to the Buddhas, we generate the merits to become like them and hold our vows perfectly. This collection of merits is based on our Bodhisattva aspirations, and will lead us to the realisation of higher views which sees the faults of serving oneself as opposed to serving the needs of all sentient beings.

Therefore, offering incense of the best quality with the highest motivation may seem to be a simple spiritual act, but it leads to higher insight, integrity of practice, consistency of practice, generation of merits, and the ability to hold our vows which leads to the generation of higher attainments and insight within our mindstream.

  • Light the incense tablet and place it on the fireproof cotton bed or in an incense burner.
  • If using a burner, close the lid to prolong burning time.
  • Always burn incense in moderate quantities to prevent overheating.
  • Never leave unattended.
  • Handle with care to prevent breakage.
  • Quantity: 1 tablet
  • Container diameter: 45 mm (1.8-in)
  • Container height: 6 mm (0.2-in)
  • Weight (including container): 10 g (0.35 oz)

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