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A monk’s scroll on tea togetherness

Kogetsu Sogan (1574–1643) was the 156th chief priest of Kyoto’s Daitokuji temple — obviously an excellent place to indoctrinate oneself into mellow mindfulness.A devotee of sado, Sogan penned many calligraphic scrolls about the philosophy of te…

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Magic bus

In my travels in the wilds of Kyushu, I came across this near Miyanohara Shrine in the town of Minamioguni. —Mellow Monk blog feed, facebook, reviews, steepster, teas, tweets, videos

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