Dhunachi is an Indian incense burner used for one of the stages during aarti, or ritualized dance worship. It is often used following the arati with the pradip. The dhunachi has a flared shape and is held by a stem with a large cavity at the top, and is traditionally made of earthenware. Dhunuchi Dance is associated with Durga Worship in West Bengal. To appease Goddess Durga, devotees perform Dhunuchi along with the rhythmic beats of Dhak (ढाक) during Durga Puja.In Eastern India especially in West Bengal, Dhunuchi Nritya is very common during Durga Puja.