The Art and Ritual of Chinese Tea

Traditionally called Cha Dao, or the Dao of Tea, it is the harmony of tea, water, utensils, preparation, environment and conversation to create the perfect moment – a moment that can last for hours. A skilled pourer of tea creates the moment without standing in the middle of it. The moment belongs to the fragrance and taste of the tea, the atmosphere of Cha You, or ‘tea friends’ coming together, a moment outside the hecticness of daily life.

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