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The tea ceremony is a well-known ritual, but as you probably have seen it is also a value to the Chinese culture.

"Tea is also a sort of spiritual refreshment, an elixir of clarity and wakeful tranquility. Respectfully preparing tea and partaking of it mindfully create heart-to-heart conviviality, a way to go beyond this world and enter a realm apart. No pleasure is simpler, no luxury cheaper, no consciousness-altering agent more benign." ~ James Norwood Pratt / Japanese tea ceremony. Sado 茶道

Tea is a sort of spiritual refreshment, an elixir of clarity and wakeful tranquility. Respectfully preparing tea and partaking of it mindfully create heart-to-heart conviviality, a way to go beyond this world and enter a realm apart.

Korean White Lotus Flower Tea..I've seen this in one of the korean dramas...I wud love to have this

coloryoursoulalways: “ A Buddhist monk preparing white lotus tea at Yeongpyeongsa Temple in South Korea.

The ritual preparation of tea is very simple, simplicity is one of the basics for preparing a bowl of green tea for the guests. However, each step of the preparation has fixed movements, and utensils have to be placed at pre-decided locations on the Tatami mat. It is drinking tea and serving tea with a lot of spiritual depth and a deep silence and serenity.

thekimonogallery: “ Japanese tea ceremony by Takao Tsushim ” Little Known Catholic History Fact: It was St. Francis Xavier who gave Japan the tea ceremony and introduced the drink to the rest of the.

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JING tea and chinese egg cakes / Tea Ceremony <3

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Before steel, before oil, before cars or guns or Coca-Cola, there was tea. | Photo by Anna Williams

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Japanese Tea Ceremony - so beautiful and a true art form done properly. January is National Hot Tea Month

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earthen-magics: “Make your own Herbal Medicine Chest for Anxiety Daily Strengthener and Stress Buster: In one quart of hot water, add = 2 tablespoons Oatstraw = 1 tablespoon Scullcap = 1 tablespoon Holy Basil = 2 teaspoons Rose Petal Let steep for.

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