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It's All About Tea — chinese tea ceremony

Tea as a TEAcher (Tea for the Soul)

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Start drinking tea slowly, without rush, start paying attention to tea, and you start staying more in the moment, and by paying more attention to the present, you gradually become more mindful. By becoming more conscious, you start getting rid of bad habits and begin cultivating a healthier lifestyle and healthier relationship with the world around you. 

By allowing yourself to pause and relax, you are allowing yourself to calm down, become kinder, more balanced and make better decisions (Read more)

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A Comprehensive Guide on Choosing Yixing Clay Teapot

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If you are on the path of brewing loose leaf teas and learning Gong Fu Cha, you have undoubtedly heard of yixing clay teapots. You start browsing the subject and find bits and pieces of information that are often conflicting and leave you even more confused. 

We hope that this article will help you better understand yixing clay and figure out what type of yixing teapot you need, why you need it, and what to pay attention to when shopping for one. (Read more)

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Chabana — Ikebana Flower Arrangements for the Tea Ceremony

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Have you ever heard about Chabana before? It’s similar to Ikebana — Japanese flower arrangement. However, Chabana (茶花) is a flower arrangement explicitly done for tea ceremonies. Cha meaning tea, and bana meaning flower in Japanese. (Read more)

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A Detailed Guide To Gong Fu Cha — The Chinese Way To Taste Tea

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Gong Fu tea is the Chinese tea ceremony, the Chinese way of drinking tea. Literally translated, gong fu cha means "making tea with skill" or "making tea the right way". Gong Fu cha is quite different from the western way of preparing tea. To make tea the Gong Fu way, we need a proper tea set(Read more)

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An Asian Tea Chronology — The Exuberant History of Tea in Asia

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Surely most of us know that tea originated in China. Throughout centuries, the mighty tea leaf spread across continents and established itself as the most popular beverage in the world. The world's tea history is indeed vibrant. Such that we cannot simply cover in one article. However, here we will address the most important dates of Asian tea. Specifically, in the history of tea in China, Japan, and Taiwan. (Read more)

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