Shigaraki chawan by Y? Sugimono

???? Wabi/Sabi

Wabi/sabi is often described as the beauty of the chilled loneliness of something worn and withered. It is not so much about the love of the imperfect but an appreciation of the organic, which is gentle, yet uncontrollable, as well as the influences of time and natural forces.

Chanoyu Japanese Tea Ceremony

The Finger and the Moon

For centuries, it has been said that Zen and Tea have the same flavor. Of course, this is not referring to the physical taste of the drink but to the spiritual nature of Chanoyu… [read more]