Monday, March 19, 2012

We are moving quickly into the Cherry Blossom season in Japan. This in terms of incense is a time when Jinko (aloeswood) takes on less importance and Byakudan (sandalwood) takes on more importance.

Tea masters will begin burning sandalwood chips instead of the heavier neriko incense.

Your own preferences in aromas will move to the lighter florals and sandalwoods, although aloeswood is still nice in the evening hours.

I thought I would post a little video I took in Japan some years ago.


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Bethany said...

I really like the pics on this blog! Japanese incense sounds cool.

Thomas Reed said...

Beautiful video of Japan. Japan is such a beautiful country. I hope I get to visit one day.

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