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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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This art and essence of Japanese tea

History, benefits and ingredients

Equipment for Japanese tea ceremony

The state of mind


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