This photograph was taken at a temple in Kyoto, Japan. Here is a quote
from the Japanese Incense website.
begins under the flower of peace,
Here is an undated memorial poem by Kan Po.
breathe in the cool incense smoke from the metal brazier,
Incense has long been used for spiritual purposes, as medicine, and in old Japan as a measurement of time in the geisha houses.
Incense is available as a 8x10 print, t-shirt, greeting card or candle.