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The Korean Way of Tea
The Korean Way of Tea
The Korean Way of Tea
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Product Description
Author: Brother Anthony of Taize & Hong Kyeong-hee
Publisher: Seoul Selection
Pub. Date: May. 2007
Softcover: 124 pages
Dimensions (in inches): 7.51 x 5.66 x 0.39

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>>>This book is written in English.

About This Book

Tea drinking is now a global pastime and a delectable variety of teas are much sought after by connoisseurs worldwide. In this meditative volume to understanding, appreciating and serving Korean tea, authors Brother Anthony of Taize and Hong Kyeong-hee share their intimate knowledge of a cultural practice and art form, that at its core embraces universal principles of peace, refinement, and simplicity. The Korean Way of Tea is a rich and inviting text, accompanied by full-color photographs of the beauty of Korea, her architecture, nature and people. This introductory guide is a welcome addition for anyone interested in tea and its extraordinary contribution to the Korean cultural tradition.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

The Mystery in a Cup of Tea
Tea in Korea
Where does tea grow?
When is Korean green tea made?
Picking the tea
Making Tea
Brewing Green Tea
Whisked powdered tea
Some Korean Tea Poems
The Virtues of Tea
The Korean Way of Tea
The Panyaro Seon (Zen) of Tea
A Brief History of Tea in China
The Names for Tea
The Development of Tea-Drinking
A History of Tea in Korea
How Tea Came to the West
A Universal Way of Tea
Index
About the Authors


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