If you have reached this page it is because you are looking for that pleasant aroma that wafts through the streets at Easter. Something about this date is so outstanding that people like it so much. The steps illuminated by candles, the people in silence, an arrow heard in the background or that penetrating aroma of incense cofrade.

holy week incense in the botafumeiro. types of holy week incense. buy incense cofrade online.

Holy Week is a Christian holiday commemorating the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. A week where the air is charged with incense, myrrh and brotherhood. There is something about this date that brings out the best in all of us.

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This great religious feast begins with Palm Sunday. It is from this day and for a week that hundreds of confraternities join forces to proudly retrace the steps or scenes of the life of Jesus of Nazareth. Thousands of followers and Nazarenes walk the streets dressed as penitents.

Some Nazarenes belonging to the brotherhood of Jesus of Nazareth

Each step and brotherhood that accompanies it uses the most characteristic colours of its emblem. There are hundreds of Easter groups all over Spain. But it is in Andalusia where the representation of the Passion of Christ takes on another meaning. In Seville, Cordoba and Malaga are the Andalusian provinces where the Holy Week is most lived.

As you may have noticed there are many different brotherhoods, it is normal that in the same town there are several groups or Christian brotherhoods. But there is something they all have in common and that is the incense they use. Hundreds of brotherhoods united by the same aroma and the same passion.

brotherhood incense is used in the holy week procession

Incense of the three kings, the Easter incense

If there’s one thing I love about this week it’s the incredible brotherly smell left by a procession in the street. The most widely used Easter resin is the three kings brand. This resin incense comes in the form of grains or powder. And believe me when I tell you that it smells tremendously good.

This variety of incense is characteristic of Christian Holy Week. Its mixtures seek a penetrating aroma that increases our inner peace and makes us enjoy even more the life and passion of Christ.

People in a Holy Week procession, it's like smelling incense from a brotherhood in the street

If you are looking for an incense that reminds you of Easter, you are definitely in the right place. The three kings incense is the most used by the Andalusian brotherhoods, you can buy three kings incense at the best price and enjoy the Holy Week all year round.

Easter Censer

You must have noticed the person in front of the procession moving a strange, smoking contraption from side to side. That metal vessel is used to burn the cofrade incense. Inside, it usually has a few lozenges of burning charcoal, and from time to time, incense is poured over it.

by putting resin cofrade three kings and charcoal in the incense burner

There are many models of cofrades incense burners on the market, the truth is that they are a very decorative object. And if you use it to burn grain incense from time to time, well, better than better. The truth is that it is very good for burning a little incense from time to time.

Electric Incense Burner

There are electronic incense burners so you can forget about coal. It would be enough to pour the desired amount of incense or resin cofrade and slowly burn. If we see that it is finished we can always throw a few more grains. When cleaning it is very simple as the thin layer of incense is easily removed.

As you have seen, there are incense burners designed to burn incense in the traditional way, and others simplify our lives. As I am old school I like to burn it as it has been done all my life. You can see how to burn incense grain correctly.

a group of little brothers carrying an Easter saint

Why buy Brotherhood Easter incense?

This is the incense used during Easter week. Thousands of confraternities use it all over the country. And if it is used for such important commemorative acts, it will be of very good quality. But above all what makes this incense good is its characteristic smell.

The brand of the three kings is the most used by brotherhoods and guilds. If you really want to use the same incense they use you should buy this incense. Although there is so much variety of incense that it is complicated to choose only one. My advice is to buy several and try them out.

waving the censer in an Easter procession

There’s always one scent you like better than another. And as I always say, in variety is taste and we all don’t have the same. Take advantage of the economic prices of the best resin cofrade of the market and manages to extend two or three weeks our great Easter.

The story goes that the three kings gave the baby Jesus gold, frankincense and myrrh. This is one of the best known episodes of the Holy Bible in Christianity. Perhaps that is why this incense is linked with Christian Holy Week.

human child moves the incense back and forth, there's a lot of incense smoke cofrade

In my village, the devotees of the holy week are called “mananteros”. It is typical of my village to burn cofrade incense in rituals, ceremonies and processions. Burning incense is an ancient custom in Christianity. The same mixture is not used for brotherhood incense as for church incense.

These two incenses may appear to have a similar or very similar smell. The truth is that there is not much difference, and more and more we see how they change incense according to the day of the Holy Week. In truth, there is a whole world hidden inside the incense of the brotherhood.

holy week with the risen christ ends, there is no more cofrade incense this year

The most important date of the Holy Week is undoubtedly the Holy Thursday and Good Friday. On these days, hundreds of kilos of cofrade incense can be burned throughout Andalusia. Well, I’ll tell you a secret and that is that in almost 80% of the guilds use incense of the three kings.

One thing is clear to me and that is that the incense is undoubtedly a smell of Easter. Once again, I can think of the swinging of the incense burners exhaling a thick smoke with such a penetrating and sacred aroma. This is a memory that all people who have experienced a Holy Week procession have.

In addition to cofrade incense for Easter, you can also find these products:

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