A few things to consider before starting Tea Ceremony and Meditation: 1) If you are new to Tea: Puerh is very good to start with, it is easily accessible. Try Sheng Puerh, Aged Puerh and Shou Puerh, experience the differences and which one you like. I suggest selecting at least one Tea with very strong […]
Like muddy water clears when you stop agitating it, letting the mud drop to the bottom on its own. Keep on thinking about the problem will only make it more confused, more urgent, more desperate. And you probably experienced that making a decision in a confused state of mind will often make you choose a […]
It’s very difficult to describe what happens in a Tea Ceremony because it’s such a unique experience but here are words from some previous participants: “For the first time, meditation stopped being something painful and dreadful, and became something I genuinely enjoyed! I never felt more comfortable and at ease than sharing a cup of […]
This is us with Metta (our pet-therapy-in-training pup, her name means “Loving Kindness”/”Universal Love”, the chief virtue of Buddhism). There’s also Vajra (cat, his name is a symbol of Vajrayana Buddhism), and many friends and volunteer that help us and you’ll see often. Paolo I discovered Buddhist Meditation back in 2013, or perhaps it discovered […]
Tea is balance – it brings a degree of presence and mindfulness in the whole of my life. More and more, I find myself very still without particularly trying. Tea is a lover I never have seen the real depths of fully, I never can, the more I see the more She lets me know […]
The silence and the tea were powerful and together they concentrated our view inwards and focused our minds.
Sometimes I would have an extraordinarily clear stream of thoughts, and other times I would have a thoughtless voyage into… well how do I talk about that?
For the first time, meditation stopped being something painful and dreadful, and became something I genuinely enjoyed!I never felt more comfortable and at ease than sharing a cup of tea here in this safe haven.This is a magical place and I’m so happy and grateful to have been part of it