“I think I may of just had one of my deepest meditations ever this afternoon after several pots of ‘Old friend’.
The tea acted as a launch pad into a deep meditative state and then after a while there was a gentle gravitational pull from the absolute that became stronger and stronger as I became more and more absorbed into luminous white light. In the end there was no meditator, no meditation, just total rest in blissful stillness as blissful stillness.
One of strongest experiences I’ve had without the use of psychedelics. The tea undoubtably acted as a catalyst for the unfoldment of the experience.”
“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”
Eric and Ela (Israel)
“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?”
“Paolo’s energy and enthusiasm in delivering tea is clearly unique; so many profound experiences during his ceremonies, for which his intention and knowledge has been instrumental.”
“What a powerful, subtle, deeply beautiful tea sharing I experienced – thank you!”
“Tea is like entering a different world, in which our experience of time shifts, and the timeless qualities of friendship are given space to blossom. Stop, and enter this realm!”
Roman (Czech Republic)
“It was a lifetime experience. We had a tea ceremony every morning. It allowed me to relax, explore my mind and enjoy the high quality tea Paolo serves”
“Paolo has a deep knowledge about tea, he serves it very professionally and he uses the best quality teas with high Chi. During every tea ceremony I realized something important and in the end we shared our experiences. This way every day started with a calm loving feeling which persisted during the whole day. “
“My stays here are filled with presence, joy and gratitude. The close proximity to nature makes this place truly peaceful and relaxing. My tea ceremonies here really connected me to the wild and wise spirit of tea. They opened up my heart to acceptance, gratitude and love.”
Feedback From WorkAway Volunteers…
“Serene, blissful, enriching, peaceful and deeply nourishing by the beautiful souls around and the tea medicine magic.”
“So much to be gained from sharing the tea time ceremony and meditation. This is a fantastic place to come and experience the wonders of the tea ceremony with Tea Master Paolo”
“I really really appreciated the tea ceremony, this time to sit, meditate and reflect was amazing. Something I really have to make time for in my daily life. Also really appreciate the time Paolo took to teach me, and Zach how to lead the ceremony. I really felt honored to learn this.”
Alex & Ela
“The ceremonies were held in silence. After steeping the leaves Paolo would pour the tea into small bowls for each of us (the morning ceremony would be 6-8 bowls of tea). After drinking the tea we would sit in silence and observe the sensations the tea is causing in the body. Some of the teas had very powerful effects. The ceremonies were very meditative and during the pauses between the tea bowls we tasted very interesting flavours of the tea.”
“Paolo is an amazing host! I spent at his place for two weeks and it was a lifetime experience. We had a tea ceremony every morning (not only) and It allowed me to relax, explore my mind, and enjoy the high-quality tea Paolo serves (very professionally). The location is very close to a beach & downtown. Thanks for everything, my friend!”
“We started every day with a 1-hour tea ceremony and meditation. Paolo has deep knowledge about tea, he serves it very professionally and he uses the best quality teas with high Chi. During every tea ceremony, I realized something important and in the end, we shared our experiences. This way every day started with a calm loving feeling which persisted during the whole day.
The house is located in a calm neighborhood on the top of the hill, surrounded by trees, with a sea view, next to a meadow and forest. Even if it was under reconstruction, it has everything you need for your wellbeing (clean kitchen, warm shower, bedsheets, towels, drinking water)
If you are spiritual, enjoy meditation, deep conversations, peace and beauty of the present moment, this place is for you.”