Burning joss sticks.
joss stick definition by Webster's New World
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a thin stick of dried paste made of fragrant wood dust, burned by the Chinese as incense
joss stick definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A stick of incense of the kind burned before a Chinese image, idol, or shrine.