Incense is practically a “food group” in Bhutan! Everybody uses it daily, and in some instances in very large amounts. Smoke offerings are, very simply put, performed to clear karmic debts, heal land and create a more positive environment. The lovely fragrant incense from Bhutan is coveted by many Buddhist people. This story from the paper in Bhutan on the topic, with a wonderful video, was enjoyable.
“Incense- part and parcel of Bhutanese every day life” by By Chimi Dorji, Paro
Incense stick or locally known as Poi is an integral part of Bhutanese ritual. It is a must for every home, be it small or big, to have incense burnt while offering water to the altar every day. Besides, no Bhutanese visit a lhakhang without incense sticks. For Full Story Click here http://www.bbs.bt/news/?p=12140Share