For over 5000 years people all over the world have been burning incense in order to honour their ancestors, purify the air, symbolize the ascent of a payer, induce a meditative frame of mind, accompany a ritual, or simply to make one feel positive. Series 3 Incense: Zagorsk. To make one dream of or remember a spiritual journey across the world to the old snowy village of Zagorsk in Russia, built around the 14th century monastery, surrounded by crisp pines and cedars. Like pinecones on snow in the troika on a winter's morning. Composition : - Incense - Pepper - Nutmeg - Clary Sage - Musk, Vanilla - Kashmir Wood.