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A Zen Life

~ Movie Time ~ A Zen Life -- D. T. Suzuki A documentary film about Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki (1870-1966), the man who introduced Zen Buddhism to the West: "D.T. Suzuki had an excellent grasp of written and spoken English, combined with an exhaustive knowledge of Eastern and Western religions and philosophies. He was highly successful… Continue reading A Zen Life

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National Iced Tea Day

Traditionally tea is mostly brewed with hot boiled water. Not only the fragrance and sweet, mellow taste of tea are enjoyed, but also the hot tea-drinking itself has become a leisure and relaxation. Nowadays, the fast-paced city life seems to leave a little time for sitting down and slowly boil water and make tea. And,… Continue reading National Iced Tea Day

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International Tea Day

Today is the first International Tea Day observed by United Nations. For this special occasion, with "Shelter in Place", we offer the merit of our silent tea meditation from home to all beings -- for their safety and health, for peace and love in the world on planet Earth.

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Painting without Images

People call calligraphy “a piece of painting without images, a piece of music without sounds, a stage without actors and actress and a building without components and materials.” Calligraphic works express essential elements of beauty — balance, proportion, variety, continuity, contrast, movement, change and harmony — through different shapes and forms of the lines, their… Continue reading Painting without Images