The Book of Tea: Zen & Taoism - (Formatted & Optimized for Nook)

The Book of Tea: Zen & Taoism - (Formatted & Optimized for Nook)

by Kakuzo Okakura
     
 

"Those who cannot feel the littleness of great things in themselves are apt to overlook the greatness of little things in others." -- Kakuzo Okakura

First published in 1906 as 'The Book of Tea,' it has since been republished many times.

In this book, Kakuzo Okakura discusses such topics as Zen and Taoism, but also the secular aspects of Tea and…  See more details below

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"Those who cannot feel the littleness of great things in themselves are apt to overlook the greatness of little things in others." -- Kakuzo Okakura

First published in 1906 as 'The Book of Tea,' it has since been republished many times.

In this book, Kakuzo Okakura discusses such topics as Zen and Taoism, but also the secular aspects of Tea and Japanese life.

He introduces the term Teaism and how Tea has affected nearly every aspect of Japanese culture, thought, and life.

The book emphasizes how Teaism taught the Japanese many things; most importantly, simplicity. Kakuzo argues that this tea-induced simplicity affected art and architecture, and he was a long-time student of the visual arts.

Includes sections on:
- The Cup of Humanity
- The Schools of Tea.
- Taoism and Zen
- The Tea-Room
- Art Appreciation
- Flowers
- Tea-Masters

A wonderful, well-written book and a must-have for lovers of eastern thought!
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012575425
Publisher:
Classic Century Works
Publication date:
05/26/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
565,934
File size:
65 KB

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