How to burn your incense sticks:
Always place in a suitable holder. There are many types available, from ash catchers to smoke boxes.
Place on a heat resistant surface and well away from flammable objects.
Light the tip of the stick and allow a flame to take hold.
Blow out the flame to leave a glowing ember.
Never leave a burning stick unattended.
Then simply enjoy the ambience created by your chosen fragrance.
Incense sticks (also known as joss sticks) are a common factor in the many and varied religious ceremonies performed worldwide. From Chinese temples to Indian Shrines, from holy sites to established Churches, the ritual burning of incense sticks has for centuries been an integral part of tradition.