Teas & Tisanes

If a man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty.

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Attributed to Okakura Kakuzo, Book of Tea (1906)

There is only the tea, and me

Tea is an act complete in its simplicity. When I drink tea, there is only me and the tea. The rest of the world dissolves. There are no worries about the future. No dwelling on past mistakes. Tea is simple: loose-leaf tea, hot pure water, a cup. I inhale the scent, tiny delicate pieces of the tea floating above the cup. I drink the tea, the essence of the leaves […]

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