Awakening Vermilion Scented Candle 250g


Concealing Awakening

An awakening, realised by a path of ash-grey stones and crimson Torii gates. The comfort of gentle cedar wood bounds and spreads with the stimulation of carefully selected nutmeg and cumin. A fragrance like the sound of distant bells.


  • Top: Hinoki, Saffron, Nutmeg, Cumin
  • Middle: Violet, Myrrh, Incense
  • Last: Cedar Wood, Papyrus, Leather
  • Base: Hidden Japonism 834

Inspiration: Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine, Kyoto, Japan

The thousand torii gates at Fushimi Inari Taisha Shrine; crimson pillars that lead one to the place of the gods. A further torii gate is added each time the wish of visitor to the shrine comes true; there are currently more than 10,000 of them, and the number continues to grow. These crimson gates start from the entrance to the mountain, the site of the god’s advent, and continue unbroken to the summit, providing a gateway from this world to the spirit world of the gods. The entrance to awakening, bringing you to a place of the divine.

Japanese Candles Manufactured by Kodaikokuya since 1865

A long-established store from Fukui Prefecture, responsible for making the Japanese candles that have formed part of Japanese lighting culture for 150 years. Characterised by plant-derived wax and a core of Japanese paper, these traditional Japanese candles are made individually by hand, Even today, they still provide illumination in sacred places such as temples and shrines, and have been featured in the media as Japanese traditional technology that deserves protection. TOBALI scented candles are created using traditional Japanese candle manufacturing methods.


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