Tea Meditation

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Tea meditation is a time to be with the Sangha in a joyful and serene atmosphere. Just to enjoy our tea together is enough. It is like a “good news” occasion, when we share our joy and happiness in being together.

At times, when we are drinking tea with a friend, we are not aware of the tea or even of our friend sitting there. Practicing tea meditation is to be truly present with our tea and our friends. We recognize that we can dwell happily in the present moment despite all of our sorrows and worries. We sit there relaxed without having to say anything. If we like, we may also share a song, a story or a dance.

You may like to bring a musical instrument or prepare something ahead of time. It is an opportunity for us to water the seeds of happiness and joy, of understanding and love in each one of us.

Mindfulness Apps

When we work with our computers it is very easy to become completely lost in our work, and we may even forget that we have a body. We can program a bell of mindfulness on our computer, so that every fifteen minutes or so the bell sounds, as a gentle reminder to stop and go back to ourselves. You may like to see some of our recommended Mindfulness Apps here ››