What is Kodo? Part 2
does Kodo offer contemporary Westerners?
offers westerners the same things it does in Japan: the enjoyment of playing
a game with others in a social setting, a peaceful retreat from busy life, opportunity for
mindfulness practice, a soothing time to wash away the thoughts of the day,
and the discovery of the many pleasures of one of the world’s most treasured
What's your advice to
Anyone can begin to learn more about Kodo with easily obtained books from
your local bookstore or library. Two we recommend are:
The Book of Incense: Enjoying the Traditional Art of Japanese Scents
- by Kiyoko Morita (ISBN
Kodo : The Way of Incense
If not soon after reading through this website, then
certainly after reading these two books, you'll be ready to begin playing
your own incense games with friends and family.
Where does the novice go to learn more?
There is some wonderful
additional information on Kodo found at
What is Kodo? (Page 3)