wow, I seriously am not exagerating. I'm in love with this incense so much so that I may burn it all the first day of receiving it and not have anything left for my birthday for which this is my gift for myself and to share the scent with my guests! I see now why paying extra money for quality products in scents is so well worth it. I literally sense the energy from the extra efforts and ritualistic preparation that goes into these sticks and it makes the experience of the amazing kraya energy all the more potent and sacred for me. I have been super excited to try the experience of kraya aloeswood scent since I learned about it's special journey to readiness and the properties it embodies for our senses, and energetic environment. Quite honestly I have lit 3 sticks and it's been less than 3 hours. I think I'm hooked! haha Now I want to try the sticks with kraya aloeswood as the main ingredient. However, I'm in awe of the experience I'm having on all levels with such a reasonably priced preciously made product. I'm very very grateful for the $10 birthday gift Nippon Kodo gave me to further make this an extra special experience. Thank you, NK team. Much Love and gratitude and respect for you carrying on the sacred traditions of how you make your amazing incense. I'm definitely a loyal customer from now on.