Tag Archive: amulet

Aug 11

Some basics about Japanese incense ingredients

We are very happy that you enjoyed our previous e-visit at our Kohgen Store in Nagoya on our blog! (If you haven`t read it yet, you can find it -> here!) This time we would like to introduce a bunch of basic and interesting information about Japanese incense ingredients in general. Let`s get started!   Do you know …

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Dec 10

Skull talismans

  Skulls are widely known as a symbol of death and danger. Only recently skull motif became popular in street fashion, previously being reserved for punk or emo subcultures. This deadly symbol is also ubiquitous in Japan as well. However, it conveys a different meaning than in Western cultures. Human skull, from a Buddhist point …

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