Wooden Square Incense Burner with Cloud Motif
Wooden Square Incense Burner with Cloud Motif
Wooden Square Incense Burner with Cloud Motif
Wooden Square Incense Burner with Cloud Motif

Wooden Square Incense Burner with Cloud Motif

SKU: 81005496

Wooden Square Incense Burner with Cloud Motif

SKU: 81005496
  • Ideal for travel
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A simple, zen-inspired wooden incense burner featuring an ancient Oriental cloud motif representing the representing auspiciousness and continuity. Lightweight and compact, it is ideal for travelling so you can meditate, make offerings or do space clearing rituals at any place, any time. Also suitable for the office so you can light incense and uplift the energy in your workspace.

  • Removable lid with magnetic closure for convenient access and easy cleaning.
  • Replaceable fireproof cotton bed to protect against overheating and fire.
  • Ventilated lid enables the burner to used covered or open. 
  • Recommended for use with slim incense coils.
  • Can also be used with regular incense coils, short incense sticks and powder incense.
* As each item is handfinished, minor variations in shape, colour and finishing may occur from piece to piece. These do not impact its spiritual function and benefits.

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 your favourite incense coil and place it on the fireproof cotton bed.
  • A small quantity of powder incense can be sprinkled over the lit incense coil. Do not allow the powder incense to come into contact with the sides or lid of the burner.
  • If you are using thick incense coils or powder incense, leave the incense burner uncovered for efficient burning.
  • Always use on a heat-resistant surface to prevent heat damage.
  • Remove the ash build-up after each use to ensure the burning incense does not come into close proximity with the sides or lid of the burner.
  • Always burn incense in moderate quantities to prevent overheating.
  • Replace the fireproof cotton regularly for maximum safety.
  • Do not handle the incense burner when hot.
  • Never leave unattended.
  • Material: Wood
  • Width: 85 mm (3.3-in)
  • Height: 20 mm (0.8-in)
  • Weight: 0.08 kg (0.2 lb)

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