Lotus Zen are proud to be selling from Japanese incense specialist Shoyeido, considered by many to be the creators of the finest and most natural incense in the world. Over 300 years ago Rokubei Moritsune Hata began using methods of making incense he learned while working at the Imperial Palace in Kyoto. Today, the Hata family continues to offer a wide variety of unique, hand-blended incense.