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Incense (Lat., incendere, 'to burn') : Substances which produce a sweet scent when burned, and are thus used in worship.
 
This is a non-profit site dedicated to the beauty of incense burners.
The incense burners are sorted in two main categories : ANTIQUES and PRESENT.
The other descriptors are WORLD PART or COUNTRY, SHAPE and FIGURE, MATERIAL, INCENSE.
 
Enjoy also the Artwork section with paintings, scuptures displaying incense burners.
Movies and TV shows using incense burners are also listed

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If you own an uncommon incense burner, or need information, I will be pleased to display it on this website.
If you are aware of an artwork displaying an incense-burner, please let me know !
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1036 incense burners in the kandaki database (680 from private contributors)

 Featured Theme : LadakhDuring a trip to Ladakh (north India), I took some incense burner pictures in various locations (temples, museums, outdors...)
incense burners used in temples are from various origin (antique or made by the village blacksmith).
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 Featured Theme : MongoliaDuring a trip to Mongolia, I took some incense burner pictures in various locations (temples, museums, yurts...)
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