Meditations on Tea (Paperback)

A Coloring Book to Soothe the Soul with Reflections from Okakura Kakuzo's the Book of Tea

By Kakuzo Okakura

Tuttle Publishing, 9780804847193, 96pp.

Publication Date: August 22, 2016

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/17/2018)

List Price: 12.95*
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Meditations on Tea is the perfect adult coloring book for fans of Japanese art, culture and literature.

All aspects of Japanese culture and art are connected in some way with tea. Meditations on Tea is a coloring book that includes over 90 traditional images celebrating life and giving meaning to us, whether experiencing a Japanese tea ceremony, making a cup to soothe a frazzled mind, or enjoying a few minutes of peace and quiet after a long day. There are images to suit every mood--from woodblock prints depicting Japanese life and myth, for more thoughtful moods, to doodles to fill with color, for creative relaxation--all waiting for the touch of your pencils or fine markers.

Quotations from Okakua Kakuzo's The Book of Tea are scattered throughout this artful adult coloring book, making a relaxing experience even more enlightening.

About the Author

Okakua Kakuzo (1862- 1913) devoted his life to teaching, art, Zen, and the preservation of Japanese art and culture, working as an ambassador, teacher, writer, and, at the time of his death, as the Curator of Chinese and Japanese Art at the Boston Museum.