A lhasang is a smoke offering to the deities. On the left side of the photo you can see a large white lhasang hearth. The idea is that offerings and prayers of aspiration can ride the smoke to the deities above, and the blessings come down through the smoke into the world. Usually juniper greens or other fragrant woods are used for lhasang. Today we used a tropical plant with wide green leaves and the local cornmeal during the lhasang.