Kyara Taikan Premium Aloeswood incense is part of Nippon Kodo’s Premium Quality incense range.
Kyara is the name given to one of the finest types of aromatic aloeswood, which is often sourced from Vietnam. The Japanese word Taikan means, “Great Prospects”. The incense is specially made in Japan using a blend of aloeswood, herbs and spices and the end result is a sophisticated fragrance. In fact, it’s an incense that has been traditionally burned in the Japanese Imperial Court.
The packaging of the Kyara Taikan Premium Aloeswood reflects its high quality stature. The 45 short incense sticks come presented in a beautiful Paulownia wood box which is bound in fabric to look like a book. The incense comes complete with a small ceramic incense holder, making it an ideal gift.
Number of Sticks in Box: 45
Burn Time Per Stick: Approximately 13 Minutes
Length of Sticks: Approximately 56mm Long
Dimensions of Box: 7.5cm Width x 11cm Length x 1.8cm Depth
Country of Origin: Japan
More About Nippon Kodo Incense
The Japanese incense company, Nippon Kodo, was founded over four centuries ago and originally began by producing high quality incense for the Emperor of Japan. The company has continued to thrive ever since, now accounting for more than 50% of the entire incense industry in Japan. The company have a great philosophy about the importance of celebrating incense and recognise that, although many people simply love the ability of incense to fragrance a room, for others, their use comes down to spiritual and religious traditions. In fact, Nippon Kodo say that, through the production of their traditional Japanese incense they aim to, ‘cherish the ancient traditions and values’. The ingredients of Nippon Kodo incense are all high quality and are sourced from around the world. Experts help locate and harvest the rare aromatic woods, natural gums, resins and other ingredients used to make their incense. Once acquired, the ingredients are processed by hand, and by machine, in their eight factories in Japan and Hong Kong.
More About Japanese Incense
Japanese incense (speaking in general terms) is refined, pure, light smoke and rich in natural ingredients such as sandalwood. They don't usually have the thin wooden stick centre that is often found in Indian and other incense sticks. They are normally pure incense right the way through the stick. They are often designed with meditation in mind. Due to the high quality manufacturing processes the incense goes through they can be a little bit more expensive than other incense on the market.
To find out more read:
The History of Japanese Incense
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