Kungyokudo Incense - Yokohama 1872
Japanese incense has been used to purify, cleanse, and unwind for other a thousand years. During this time it has come to be seen as one of the highest quality incense varieties in the world.
In 1594, Riemon Ouno opened Kungyokudo directly across from the Hongwanji Temple in Kyoto to provide incense and medicine to the monks of the Jodo Shinshu Hongwanji-ha Buddhist school. The incense house is currently led by his 22nd-generation descendant, Kazuo Ouno, and his wife, Chihaya Ouno.
Kungyokudo is the oldest incense producer in Japan.
Yokohama 1872 - A nostalgic and refreshing scent reminiscent of the port town of which it is named after. 1872 marks the year that the steam locomotive, a symbol of modernisation in Japan, passed from Shimbashi to Yokohama.
L15.2 x D5.2 x H2cm
Average burn time of 15 mins each.