The author celebrates the Way of Tea from its ancient origins in Taoism and Zen Buddhism to its culmination in the discipline known as the Japanese tea ceremony. Beautifully written, this modern classic will enlighten you. This book includes elegant photos of the tea ceremony.
Kakuzo Okakura (1863 - 1919) was the curator of the Chinese and Japanese art collection at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts who devoted his life to preserving traditional Japanese culture and introducing its aesthetic to a Western audience.
Published date: 2001