Informal Versions of the Japanese Kodo Ceremony
Japanese Kodo Ceremony – Incense Games
Pass a specially prepared incense cup around as participants try to identify the aromas.
Games can be based on seasonal themes, travel, poetry, and more.
Kodo, translated as the way of incense, is a traditional Japanese incense ceremony that relaxes and entertains while sharpening our sense of smell.
Enjoy incense in a whole new way.
We invite you to learn more in our special section on Kodo.
Acknowledgements: My thanks to David Oller who taught me everything I know about the Kodo ceremony. David brought Baieido incense from Japan to the USA as it’s exclusive distributor and played a major role in educating people the USA about Japanese incense. David has since passed away but we will be forever grateful to him for enriching our lives.