Tea Art 茶艺

Tea Art 茶艺

Tea art refers to tea-making and tea-drinking techniques. The art of Chinese tea originated in the Song Dynasty, reformed in the Ming Dynasty, and flourished in the Qing Dynasty. It can be said to have a considerable amount of historical origins and have a system of its own. Tea art includes the appreciation of tea appraisal techniques and as well as the appreciation of the tea tasting environment. The process reflects the mutual unity of form and spirit, and is a cultural phenomenon surrounding tea drinking techniques.

茶艺指仪式化的泡茶与饮茶技艺。中国茶艺发源于宋,改革于明,极盛于清,可谓有相当的历史渊源,并自成体系。茶艺是在饮茶活动过程中形成的文化现象,包括茶叶品评技法和品茗美好环境领略等整个品茶过程,体现了形式和精神的相互统一。