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Emperor Shen Nong discovers a tasty drink

Some plants are ancient companions of humanity. They have become so connected with what it is to be a human, to think like a human, to experience like a human, and to be a vital human, that they are part of the human story itself. Of these plants there is one called tea. It so […]

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Be smarter, drink tea

Be smarter, drink tea. Modern life is incredibly stressful. The plant Camellia Sinenses, tea, is an extraordinary ally for humans in journeying through modern life. The health benefits of tea in dealing with many of the illnesses that plague our health are quite extensive. There is research on how it prevents and helps fight cancer […]

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Tea connects people.

Tea Connects People Our philosophy is that every cup of tea is a connection between people. This philosophy extends from leaf to cup when it comes to drinking tea. For us, tea is sacred. It is ritual. It is art. It is spirit. We seek to manifest visibly the ritual of interdependence with every brew. […]

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The art of tea helps cultivate wisdom

Tea and a cup of Zen

Zen A cup of tea. Meditative absorption. Becoming a cultured human being. Zen comes from the word 禪 (dʑjen), which is a Chinese version of the word Dhyana. The English can be wrestled with, over tea, but rather than be boring let’s call it “meditative absorption free of subject and object.” You know, being in […]

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Mindfulness pause practice in your life through the art of tea

Mindfulness Pause Your practice of the mindfulness pause is a way of centering into your being. Modern life will do everything to pull you out of your being. You will be bombarded with advertisements, social media stimulus, and an endless minutia of things which must get done all day long. If you are a parent […]

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