Cambodia, Remembrance

Incense Symbolism


Street 136 Phnom Penh: Incense holders can be found on the doors and walls of many Cambodian homes and businesses,

In the Theravada Buddhist tradition, practitioners burn three sticks of incense at once, one for the Buddha; another for the Buddha’s teachings, known as the Dharma; and a third for the community of Buddhists, the Sangha. These three principles are collectively called the Triple Gem or Three Jewels.

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