When it comes to a simple Japanese Tea Ceremony, it is anything but simple. Especially when it comes to the utensils.
There are those that believe that these beautiful works of art came from an ancient Chinese tradition…
Whenever I walked into a tea shop, I had always seen the bamboo whisk pictured above but could never figure out what it had to do with tea…apparently it is all in the matcha.
This man shaped what we know today to be the chanoyu, or the Japanese “Way of Tea” and Japanese Tea Ceremony.
Fun fact for you all, dear readers…tea not only tastes good but it is also good for you! Who would have thought, eh?
Ayurveda involves a lifestyle revolving around meditation, exercise, massage, dietary recommendations and daily and seasonal disciplines.
Tea is beneficial to Buddhists while they meditate because the caffeine keeps them awake.
When brewing teas there are a plethora of different tools you can use to help infuse your teas.
In today’s world of instant gratification, it is easy to get wrapped up in the stress of it all. At the end of the day, I love to sit on my couch with a nice cup of tea and unwind.
For as long as tea has been around in ancient China, so has the art of leaf reading.