Teawrights is about more than just tea. In all that we do, we believe in the spirit of exploration, discovery and craft. These are the channels that spark the imagination, and in turn arouse the Human Spirit. Practicing the art of tea draws upon these channels, making it a spiritual pursuit that arouses our Humanity.
Keeping this in mind, it’s only natural that thoughts wander to other pursuits in exploration, discovery and craft. To inspire you, we’ve brought together several articles from across the internet. Create, enjoy, inspire.
The Book of Tea is an essay written by Kakuzo Okakura in 1906. It’s considered one of the classics of tea culture and has held a wide influence for more than a century. In his essay, Okakura addresses us (the Western audience) and discusses the role of tea in Japanese culture.
So to give you something interesting to read, I’m sharing his work here. Each week I’ll release a new section, doing my best to illuminate the passages with images & highlighting quotations I find interesting.
We begin with the first part: “The Cup of Humanity”.
While browsing for creative uses for tea, I came across some interesting Tea Art using spent tea bags.