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Tea Wisdom: Inspirational Quotes and Quips About the World's Most Celebrated Beverage

By Aaron Fisher

This publication is a gorgeous number of fees, photographs, and illustrations with regards to tea.

"If you're chilly, tea will hot you. while you are too heated, it is going to cool you. when you are depressed, it is going to cheer you. when you are excited, it's going to calm you."—Gladstone

Some of life's maximum pleasures are available within the basic issues, and there's not anything extra easy, but impressive, than having fun with a steaming cup of tea on a moist, wet day. Tea knowledge is a masterful booklet of tea and an excellent number of tea costs, drawn from diverse centuries and elements of the realm, celebrating the power of tea to calm the nerves, brighten up the brain and improve the spirit. protecting the complete diversity of a tea lover's appreciation for this such a lot celebrated of drinks, Tea Wisdom makes for a beautiful treat.

Included in Tea Wisdom are:

  • Hundreds of pleasant charges approximately tea
  • Wisdom from specialists of jap tea, chinese language tea, Western tea and beyond
  • Dozens of lovely and exact images of tea and the tea ceremony
  • Dozens of classical and unique illustrations of tea

Tea aficionados will locate this publication to be an necessary a part of their assortment. Compact adequate to slot simply on a desk or in a purse, yet large sufficient to supply hours of delight, Tea Wisdom is will quickly have you ever attaining for one more cup of tea.

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A. D. Fisher the genuine guy of tea hates to be obvious as such. —Sen Joo Matrons, who toss the cup and spot The grounds of destiny in grounds of tea. —Alexander Pope The writings of significant Zen monks are hottest to all others within the tearoom when you consider that they recommend the sensation of consuming tea with reverence within the presence of those sages. —A. L. Sadler “Simplicitea. ” representation by way of the writer. The outsider may well certainly ask yourself at this seeming a lot ado approximately not anything. “What a tempest in a teacup! ” he'll say. but if we think of how small in spite of everything the cup of human entertainment is, how quickly overflowed with tears, how simply tired to the dregs in our quenchless thirst for infinity, we will no longer blame ourselves for making rather a lot of the teacup.

Sen Rikyu it's written within the chinese language university guide in regards to the foundation of behavior and customs that the rite of delivering tea to a visitor all started with Kwanyin, a well known disciple of Lao Tzu, who first on the gate of the Han cross provided to the “Old thinker” a cup of the golden elixir. —Kakuzo Okakura “Streaming Dao. ” representation via the writer. while the brain, having freed itself from the trammels of prior and destiny, is totally targeting the the following and Now, a complete diversity of pleasures regarding ears, eyes, nostril, palate, and temper may be loved by means of or 3 those who have come jointly to make and drink superb tea.

D. Fisher Cha-no-yu as we now perform it isn't the Chano-yu that has been mentioned and proclaimed some time past via the entire teamen of China and Japan. nor is it to partake of tea having grasped its essence via scholarly research. it really is just to drink tea, figuring out that in the event you simply warmth the water, your thirst is bound to be quenched. not anything else is concerned. —Rikyu, as attributed within the One-Page testomony of Rikyu it's very unusual, this domination of our mind by means of our digestive organs.

Emperor Hui Tsung [Seisetsu said:] “My Tea is No-tea, which isn't No-tea towards Tea. What then is that this No-tea? while a guy enters into the beautiful realm of No-tea he'll notice that No-tea is not any except the good manner (Da Dao) itself…” Seisetsu’s “No-tea” is a mysterious edition of tea. He desires to succeed in the spirit of the paintings when it comes to negation. this can be the good judgment of Prajna philosophy, which has occasionally been followed by way of the Zen masters. so long as there's an occasion precise as “Tea” this can vague our imaginative and prescient and prevent it from penetrating into “Tea” because it is in itself.

James Norwood Pratt Tea and books—mmmmmm, of life’s beautiful pleasures that jointly carry near-bliss. —Christine Hanrahan With only a easy kettle, you may make tea; it truly is silly to own too many utensils. —Sen Rikyu it really is written within the chinese language tuition handbook in regards to the beginning of conduct and customs that the rite of supplying tea to a visitor all started with Kwanyin, a well known disciple of Lao Tzu, who first on the gate of the Han go offered to the “Old thinker” a cup of the golden elixir.

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