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Ten Virtues of Incense

Brought to Japan in the eighth century by Buddhist monks, who used the mystical aromas in their religious ceremonies, “Koh,” as incense is called in Japanese, passed into the realm of the aristocracy centuries later as a source of amusement and enlightenment. Now, incense has become acceptable and desirable as a new dimension in gracious […]

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