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Making Incense

Making Incense
by Toàn Nông Thanh


Incense plays an important role in Vietnamese life as it is considered as a sacred bridge to connect the visible life of human beings and the world of heaven, earth and gods. Making incense has been a traditional job in Vietnam for thousand of years.Workers in an incense factory are collecting bundles of incense sticks after drying in the afternoon in the village of Quang Phu Cau, suburb of Hanoi, Vietnam. Incense is dyed red and dried and then distributed to incense making places