Tibetan Liquid Mandala Incense


I see myself seated in the dimly lit hall of a Tibetan temple, surrounded by a pantheon of fantastic figures, some of them peaceful and benevolent, some wild and frightening, others enigmatic and mysterious; but all full of life and colour, though emanating from the depth of dark shadows."

--from The Way of the White Clouds
by Lama Anagarika Govinda


  • 1 1/4 oz. Cedar, Himalayan eo
  • 3/4 oz. Cedar, Virginia eo
  • 1/4 oz. of Templin eo
  • 1/2 oz. of Silver Fir eo
  • 1 oz. Frankincense Somalia eo
  • 1/16 oz. Cinnamon Bark eo
  • 1/8 oz. Clove Bud eo
  • 1/4 oz. Nutmeg Abs
  • 1/4 oz. Cardamon CO2
  • 1/2 oz. Cinnamon Leaf eo
  • 1/2 oz. Saffron C02
  • 1/4 oz Benzoin absolute 50%
  • 3/4 oz. Ambrette Seed eo
  • 1/16th oz. Birch Tar eo
  • 1/8 oz. agarwood eo
  • 5/8 oz nagarmotha eo
  • 1/2 oz. labdanum

See Amrit recipe for conversions.


My huge gratitudes and thank yous to Christopher McMahon who immediately and generously allowed me to share his recipes here and of the thousands of blends I have looked at - these are far and away the best in the world.  THANK YOU CHRISTOPHER for allowing me to save these for the next generation.