The Way of Tea: Reflections on a Life with Tea
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The Way of Tea: Reflections on a Life with Tea

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by Aaron Fisher
     
 

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The Way of Tea draws upon the wisdom of ancient writings to explain how modern tea lovers can bring peace and serenity to their time with a steaming mug of their favorite beverage—and how to carry that serenity with them throughout the day.

Looking at all aspects of tea and the tea ceremony from a spiritual perspective, The Way of Tea

Overview

The Way of Tea draws upon the wisdom of ancient writings to explain how modern tea lovers can bring peace and serenity to their time with a steaming mug of their favorite beverage—and how to carry that serenity with them throughout the day.

Looking at all aspects of tea and the tea ceremony from a spiritual perspective, The Way of Tea shows readers how in the modern world the way of tea does not need to be some somber religious ceremony, but can instead be a path for anyone to experience and share inner peace, relax the ego, and be free and open—an excellent recipe for a life well lived.

Chapters include:

  • The Tao of Tea
  • The Veins of the Leaf
  • Calm Joy
  • Completion
  • The Tea Space
  • Living Reflections on the Way of Tea

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"A joyous book with a fan of elegant ink drawings and photographs, The Way of Tea is recommended for readers of philosophy and food writing." —ForeWord magazine

"[Aaron Fisher] shows readers how in the modern world the way of tea does not need to be some somber religious ceremony, but can instead be a path for anyone to experience and share inner peace, relax the ego, and be free and open." —Tea: A Magazine

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804840323
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
01/10/2010
Edition description:
Hardcover with Jacket
Pages:
188
Sales rank:
776,138
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Aaron Fisher traveled the world extensively, spending several years in India, China and Japan before settling in Taiwan where he currently resides. Aaron is a co-founder and the editor-in-chief of the online magazine The Leaf, a senior editor for The Art of Tea Magazine and has written several Chinese and English articles on tea. He is the author of Tea Wisdom.

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The Way of Tea: Reflections on a Life with Tea 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Reading this was enlightening with a warm cup of tea. I appreciate the leaf even more than before and have simplified my approach to enjoying teatime. I loved his suggestion to invite the soul and ignore the bowl when partaking.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Quick delivery. Book was a Mother's Day gift and my mom loved it. I'll definetly be reading it when she is finished.