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Name of the Incense in Ubud, Bali?

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Name of the Incense in Ubud, Bali?

Hey everyone!

What's the name of the incense they burn basically everywhere in Ubud, Bali?

My husband and I were there for about a month, but didn't even think about buying any or checking for the name until a few months down the road. And we're missing it now, so we're curious about the name so we can purchase it online.

Thanks for your help!

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1. Re: Name of the Incense in Ubud, Bali?

I believe it's sandalwood..

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2. Re: Name of the Incense in Ubud, Bali?

Hmm.. I'm not sure since I've smelled sandalwood all over the world, but Ubud's incense that they use for offerings is very different.

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3. Re: Name of the Incense in Ubud, Bali?

Is it Lemongrass, I just liove that smell!!

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4. Re: Name of the Incense in Ubud, Bali?

I am thinking that various fragrances may be used...perhaps for different ceremonies, as I don't think they always smell the same. Someone may know more..hopefully.

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5. Re: Name of the Incense in Ubud, Bali?

I think Sue is correct

I asked my partner (Balinese Hindu) she speaks 75% English and I don’t speak much Bahasa so occasionally communication can be a challenge.

Honey what are these incense sticks made of?

Bamboo wood

No I mean the smell?

Flowers

OK Hon what flowers (fragrance) is used for the temple and here in the cottage?

Jepun (Frangipani)

So I get one and it smells nice

So honey this is Jepun?

No this one is not Jepun

But you use it here for the ceremony?

You can use any, pay more and you get better :)

Cendana (Sandalwood)

Lotus flower

Tulip flower

Melati

Jasmine flower

Frangipani flower

Cempaka flower

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6. Re: Name of the Incense in Ubud, Bali?

Thanks Andrew and partner :)

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7. Re: Name of the Incense in Ubud, Bali?

Thanks Andrew's partner 🙏 💐

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