Tea Master

The Japanese Tea Masters

Various tea masters have made their mark on the history of tea in Japan. Through continual aesthetic and spiritual research, they have steered tea culture in a new direction. The three tea masters presented below are renowned for having developed the Japanese art of preparing powdered tea by Japanese teapots and for establishing the precepts […]

Tea History

Tea History in Japan

Tea was introduced to Japan in the eighth century by monks who had spent time in China studying Buddhism. At the time, tea was already a popular beverage in China, and the monks used it as a stimulant to stay awake during their long hours of meditation. History records the monk Saisho as being the […]

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