Solala Towler’s “Cha Dao” is an inspiring read, and, like a Zen master, it offers little teasers which urge one to find out more about the ideas behind the humble cup of tea. The Chinese art of tea is an amalgam of Confucianism, Daoism and Buddhism. Towler aims to lay out Daoism’s influence on this art. This book brings this ancient Chinese philosophy closer to non-Chinese readers.
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It may sound counter intuitive but on a hot summer’s day, the best way to cool down is to drink hot tea. The hot tea stimulates our blood capillaries to expand slightly and making you feel cooler. As you sip your tea and allow yourself to calm down and achieve a certain degree of stillness of your mind, your body will naturally feel cooler.