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Wu De

Wu De

Wu De
is a writer and teacher of the ancient practice of serving tea. His monthly magazine, Global Tea Hut, connects thousands of tea lovers in more than 30 countries. He has authored four books, including The Way of Tea and Tea Medicine.

Cha Dao, The Way of Tea: A Daily Practice of Mindfulness

Dec 07 - 09, 2018 Begins in 1 month
with Wu De

As the leaves of this tree are,
I too am made of the water, the sky, sun and stars;
I share this essence with all the Ten-thousand Things.
And in so doing, empty myself and my cup.
As tea, I am now free to transcend the moment,
Finding heaven in a leaf.
— Wu De



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