The air is filled with love and joy as the world prepares to celebrate the festive occasion of Eid-Al-Adha. Beyond spreading smiles and spending quality time with loved ones, it is a day for traditions. One beautiful Eid tradition treasured for centuries is the burning of bakhoor and lubans. Beyond their enchanting fragrances, both products offer a myriad of benefits.
Come, let us look at how burning Wani's exquisite bakhoors and lubans can elevate Eid festivities.
Benefits of burning bakhoors and lubans
Purification of the environment
Waking up to the alluring fragrance of bakhoors and lubans puts one in a positive mood and encourages beginning the day with self-reflection. Both products have been used for centuries for their purifying properties. Burning them releases fragrant smoke that is believed to cleanse the surrounding environment of negative energy. This cleansing effect is particularly relevant during Eid, when one strives to have an atmosphere of purity and spiritual sanctity.
Strengthens communal harmony
Bakhoors & lubans have been long known to evoke spiritual vibes, building a positive and uplifting atmosphere at Eid gatherings and events. When their aroma permeates the air, they conjure memories of past rites and traditions that people have followed for decades. This sensory encounter enhances the overall festive mood as people pray and feast together. It strengthens the bond between people and their faith by serving as a reminder of the solidarity of the community and the spiritual significance of Eid.
An act of festive reverence
The act of burning bakhoors and lubans itself is a ritualistic practice that develops a spiritual connection. Rituals have been used for centuries as a way to connect with the divine and transcend the mundane. The intentional act of lighting the bakhoor, observing the rising smoke, and being present in the moment cultivates mindfulness and a sense of reverence. Through repetition and consistency, this ritual becomes a symbol of devotion and commitment to one's spiritual path, further strengthening the connection.
An expression of devotion
Bakhoor and lubans are not just recognized for their fragrance but are also significantly relevant in religious practices and rituals. As per Islamic beliefs and practices, burning bakhoor and lubans during Eid-Al-Adha is equivalent to making an offering to Allah. The practice is known for building strong connections and reminding individuals about the relevancy of generosity and unity in all aspects of life. It is also an expression of one’s devotion and gratefulness to the Almighty.
Spiritual significance of bakhoors and lubans
The soothing fragrances of bakhoors and lubans have a calming effect on the mind and soul, making it an ideal aid for meditation and prayer. Burning them before engaging in spiritual practices helps create a serene atmosphere, allowing individuals to focus and enter a state of deep contemplation and connection with the divine. The fragrance of bakhoor and lubans serves as a gentle reminder to quiet the mind, surrender to the present moment, and embrace the spiritual journey.
Where to buy bakhoor
Wani’s products contain the purest, finest and 100% natural ingredients meticulously curated from across the globe - oils from Kannauj, Bakhoor from the Far East and Agarwood from Assam. Our bakhoors and lubans epitomise Oman's rich heritage, and are created in state-of-the-art facilities to ensure superior quality.
If you are wondering what type of bakhoor or luban fragrance is ideal for this year’s Eid festivities, take a look at these products below.
1) BAKHOOR AL MOUJ
This unique mixture of hand-selected wood chips, cedarwood, sandalwood and rose. The charming scent of this bakhoor is believed to have calming and uplifting effects, making it a popular choice for creating a peaceful and inviting atmosphere in the home. Perfect for Eid-Al-Adha.
Here is a particular mixture of hand-selected wood chips like Rose, Agarwood, Amber, and Geranium. With its warm, woody aroma, Bakhoor Al Sama adds a touch of authenticity and grace to your home’s ambience. This traditional incense is a must-have for any connoisseur of Eastern culture and an integral part of many special occasions, especially Eid Al Adha.
3) LUBAN NADIA
A unique mixture of hand-selected wood chips, frankincense, rose, white lily, wild flowers, and lavender make up Al Nadia. Its pleasant and uplifting aroma of bakhoor creates a serene and tranquil environment, which helps to calm the mind and promote a sense of inner peace. Ideal for Eid time.
4) LUBAN MECCA
Sourced from Dhofar Valley in Salalah, Luban Mecca is the creme de la creme of fragrances. One of the key ingredients of this premium luban is the gum frankincense tears of Boswelia Serrata which is known for its purity. Which makes this product perfect for create a relaxing home environment during Eid.
Burning bakhoor and lubans during Eid is a cherished tradition that brings forth a multitude of benefits. From their calming and stress-relieving properties to its ability to purify the environment and enhance concentration, these products add an extra layer of tranquillity and spirituality to the festivities. So, this Eid, why not allow the mesmerising fragrance of lubans and bakhoors to elevate your celebration to new heights.