Over 1400 years ago, a piece of unusually fragrance driftwood washed ashore on the tiny island of Awaji. Island locals, realizing its unique properties, presented the log to the Empress Suiko. An era of appreciation of scent began.
At Glow, we appreciate the benefits of incense on the Shen or Spirit. It has calming, uplifting and a powerful space clearing effects. It’s perfect as daily ritual and a moment to reflect.
The Ten Virtues of Koh were compiled in the 16th century and continue to capture the spirit of incense appreciation.
Ten virtues of Incense:
- It refreshes the mind and body
- It removes impurity
- It brings alertness
- It is a companion in solitude
- In the midst of busy affairs it offers a moment of peace
- It enhances the meditative environment
- When it is plentiful one never tires of it
- When there is little one is still satisfied
- Age does not change it’s efficacy
- Used everyday it does no harm
We also carry a lovely selection of burners and bowls!