Incense sets for rough nights, spiritual incense and more
Spritual smoking during the rough nights
People have been burning incense during the rough nights for a long time. The rough nights take place on the days between Christmas and the Three Kings. "Whoever hears animals talking in the night must die", it was said. To protect house, people and animals, the house was smoked out on these days. In combination with protective prayers, the smoke was carried through the whole house.
Why was smoke burned during the rough nights?
"Whoever hears animals talking in the night must die", it was said. During the 12 rough nights, the threshold between this world and the next opens up. According to the beliefs of the people, demons and spirits were up to mischief. To protect house, people and animals, the house was fumigated on these days. In combination with protective prayers, the smoke was carried through the whole house.
The days were also called fateful days. Everything that happens on these days is said to be significant. Dreams were said to be visionary.
Even today, the incense rituals are still known and are becoming popular again. At present, however, incense is used for other purposes. One wants to let the bad energies of the past year fade away and make room for the new.
What is spiritual incense? Or how does one burn incense spiritually?
Incense is known and used in many cultures around the world. In Europe, too, the popularity of incense is on the rise again. All people and cultures use incense for different reasons. The spiritual aspect is probably the most commonly heard reason. But why do people burn incense spiritually?
- To purify the atmosphere.
- To let the bad energies disappear
- To put oneself in a calm mood.