These Tibetan incense sticks are traditionally handmade with Natural Sandalwood in the Mindrolling Monastery in Tibet. Each box contains about 50 incense sticks and each stick measures about 7.48 inches (17 cm) with a diameter of 3.5 mm.
Mindrolling is the largest Nyingmapa monastery in the Lhoka area. This incense has been prepared according to the recipe of the great master Terchen Rigzin Gyurme Dorje. It has a very special fragrance and it is widely used to make offerings to the Buddhas. It contains precious medical substances utilized in the Tibetan medical tradition: white and red sandalwood, musk, Saffron, borneol, and a clove of 30 kinds of precious natural herbs and spices and refined.
Incense burning for meditation and prayer is an ancient tradition. Burning incense for meditation decreases stress, and it is believed that different types of incense – frankincense, sandalwood, and sage – have the power to cleanse negative energy, ease tension, and elevate your meditative state.