'Meanwhile, let us have a sip of tea. The afternoon glow is brightening the bamboos, the fountains are bubbling with delight, the soughing of the pines is heard in our kettle.' In this charming book from 1906, Okakura explores Zen, Taoism, Tea Masters and the significance of the Japanese tea ceremony.read more
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In today's world, the lives of ancient tea masters, living in mountainside huts and picking tea leaves fresh off wild plants, seem inapplicable to our hectic lives. "The Way of Tea" shows modern readers how you can bring this serenity to your daily life.read more
This is an updated version of the enduring classic that first introduced the concept of â€œimperfect beautyâ€ to the West. Text, images, and book design seamlessly meld into a wabi-sabi-like experience.
The Spirit of Tea, is a radical, unique departure from all other tea books, touching upon tea's transcendental nature. While much is written about tea's healing benefits and curative properties, tea's mystical attributes get little attention. What is it that keeps us coming back to humanity's favorite beverage after water?read more
With slow living as the newest incarnation of the simplicity movement, the search for fresh inspiration on ways to live a more authentic life is as pressing as ever. Turning to Eastern traditions, people are discovering the Japanese concept of wabi sabi.read more