Mysore Sandalwood has been especially valued for its Indian fragrance, carving, medical and religious qualities.Sandalwood grows mainly in India in the state of Karnataka. The state accounts for about 70 per cent of the production, the rest mainly coming from Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. The tree grows naturally in fertile tropical forestlands with abundant rainfall. It is also cultivated It is used in preparing all types of perfume compositions especially Indian attars like Hina, Gulab, Kewda and Jasmine in which the natural essential oils from floral distillation are absorbed in sandalwood oil. Sandalwood has a rich, balsamic, sweet fragrance with delicate wood notes.
The attar has a woody, exotic smell, subtle and lingering and the color is pale yellow to pale gold.
Its pure essence of wood is an apt offering to god & goddess, for Abhishek of idols,Rudraksh,Yantras,Shaligrams,japmalas. for that divine mood enhancing quality. It brings the tradition of offering prayers with the divine fragrance of natural sandalwood.the best quality and rich smell Believed to be scented by the Gods, Sandalwood or Chandan as it is called in Hindi, is considered sacred by most of the Indians. It is the wood from which idols and prayer beads are made.
Drops of sandalwood attar can be applied to the forehead, the temples or rubbed between the eyebrows before beginning rituals,to sprinkal religious utensils,. In this way, spritual enhance with a pleasing fragrance it helps to set the stage and prepare the mind to begin its inward journey.
Sandalwood is sacred to Shiva. But what makes Sandalwood most special, is its use in tantric practice, where it is used to connect the lowest with the highest chakra, transmuting basic sexual energy into cosmic consciousness as it opens the third eye. Devout Hindus make a Sandalwood paste with which they anoint their 'Shiva eye'. Despite its gentle softness, Sandalwood has a male scent, which is structurally similar to a male pheromone that sends an unmistakable, yet barely perceptible, scented message to the opposite sex. This is why Sandalwood can be an effective aphrodisiac. Spiritually it is balancing and calming, a fragrant key to a meditative space dimension. Sandalwood is also said to protect against evil spirits. It is said that mean spirited people will not even be able to come close to it. Unfortunately, this belief has not proven to be true - mean spirited people do come close to it all the time. Illegal poachers, who couldn't care less and simply want to cash in on the very lucrative.
Note: Made for spritual & pooja purposes only,spcially blended only for Spiritual Uses,
No medicianl use,considered externally sacred for spritual moments & celebrations,