Story of Tea,
by Ayn al-Qozat Hamadani (retold by Idries Shah)
An ancient parable with tea as the "celestial drink" -- spiritual
ambrosia or amrita. It is this story that gave the Poetry Chaikhana its
One of the most beautiful examples in North America of a Central Asian-style
chaikhana teahouse. Built in Boulder, Colorado with craftsmen from Tajikistan
as part of a sister-city friendship program during the Cold War. Some
good articles on tea. You can order rare imported teas and tea pots.
Sattwa Chai - the tea that stirs the maker
Authentic spicy masala chai, made from 100% organic ingredients and
Fair Trade Certified tea. 10% of Sattwa sales are donated to
life-supportive projects around the world.
One of the main producers of natural and herb teas in North America.
Their web site has good sections on 'Tea from A to Z' and 'Herbs from
A to Z'. Samples of artwork and quotations.
Another excellent source of natural and herb tea in North America, with
a particular emphasis on organic teas. Good information on the medicinal
value of herbal teas.
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