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Sen No Rikkyu
Sen No Rikkyu - founder of the Japanese tea ceremony.
He is the founder of Japanese tea ceremony.
He stressed on simplicity, rusticness and other simple qualities in the tea ceremony.
He was also a simple man with simple taste and had a cultivated and disciplined lifestyle.
He was a man of honour. When he committed suicide after having differences
with the Shogun (the military ruler in Japan). Before he died, he gave his
tea scoop as a keepsake to his disciple Oribe who name it "tears".
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