I have shared the gardens with you many times and I have shared the WuWo Tea Ceremony too.
This is the first time they have come together in this beautiful time of celebration.
Several of us met at the gardens on Saturday.
It was a perfect Autumn day. We shared tea with those that observed and
one of the women in our group shared with the visitors the ceremony as the rest of us
demonstrated. It was so fun to share tea with those visiting the gardens.
On the tray were the 5 teas we were brewing, each of us a different one.
The larger pots were tea shared with those around us.
Wuwo is done in silence.
A shared time of selflessness.
Three steeps of each small teapot,
then shared with the three to your left.
It is an outdoor tea ceremony.
At the end of the time of tea,
often a poem or reading takes place.
The reading for Saturday was: