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Tea ceremony at Zen Center Sonoma Mountain Zen Center

Saturday December 12th - 1:00pm

The Sonoma Mountain Zen Center invites the public to an afternoon Tea Ceremony on Dec. 12 from 1 to 4 p.m., in the Wabi-cha traditional style. The Japanese tea ceremony developed as a transformative practice and began to evolve its own aesthetic. This is an opportunity to become more familiar with etiquette and forms in a tea gathering, enjoy the peaceful setting of the Sonoma Mountain Zen Center and investigate Zen and the Way of Tea through mindful conversation, Japanese sweets and tea. No prior tea experience necessary.

The ceremony will be led by Soei Mouri Sensei and Julie Kashin Kwong. Cost is $20. Email the SMZC office at or call 545-8105 for more information and to sign up. Sonoma Mountain Zen Center is located at 6367 Sonoma Mountain Road.