Wednesday, May 21, 2008

TEA TALES: Treasured tea started as a dream

Shuai's latest article on the Chinese Tea Ceremony published by the Times-Standard "Tea Tales: Treasured tea started as a dream."

According to legend, during the Qing Dynasty around the year of 1725, there was a tea farmer, Wei Yin, in Anxi County who was very diligent about growing a tea bush. Wei Yin also believed in Guanyin, which is a Bodhisattva in Buddhism. He showed his devotion by enshrining a statue of Guanyin at home…
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