SHOYEIDO KYOTO SORADAKI HIINA KORO without ash for JAPANESE “Koh-Do” INCENSE CEREMONY
Koh-Do is a Japanese incense ceremony which between Heian nobles. The enjoyment of elegant fragrance became a custom of daily life for the aristocracy. Literature of the Heian Period, such as “Makura-no-soushi” (The Pillow Book) and “Genji Monogatari” (The Tale of Genji), included many passages and references about Koh.
After 1192 when the political dominance was replaced from nobles to Samurai, Zen spirit fused Kodo into Chado (tea ceremony).
– Hiina Koro (Koro means “a burner”) is an easiest and modern device to enjoy SORADAKI without ash.
– You can enjoy wood tips, kneaded incense or pressed incense.
1. Hiina Koro burner
2. 5 x Pressed Incense
*We will exclude charcoal before shipment as it is not allowed to export for the universal postal regulation. If you are based on USA or Canada, please visit and purchase charcoal at Shoyeido USA.
Instruction of use:
1. Take off the lid and place ash into the incense censer.
2. Ignite the corner of a piece of charcoal by using a match or lighter. Place the charcoal on the proper position and wait until it becomes greyish-white in color.
3. When half of the charcoal has turned greyish-white, place the incense onto ash. For wood tips, use the one is approximately 5×2 mm wide.
Remove the lid while incense is burning. It will be extinguish owing to the deficiency of oxygen.