The monk tea has a long history, because of the tea "the jungle," to practice, issued by the "Zen tea tea virtue". The monk tea, tea, tea and tea for the development of China, the development of tea production, tea development, the formation of the tea ceremony made outstanding contribution. The Japanese tea ceremony basically belong to the Zen Buddhist tea, originated in China but the students surpass the teacher. The teacher.
The Ming Dynasty music pure with "Snow" tied "Qing Qing Buddhist nunnery class" "incense, make tea, Xi Jing, search, in Buddhism, Zen monks, saying, as Buddhist, turning, confession, released by the......" , "make tea" in second, was listed in the "in the name of Buddha", "Zen" before, it is enough to prove that "the Buddha tea blindly" is from the true that.
The monk tea history long-standing. "Book of Jin? Art" records: Dunhuang single channel open, no fear of cold, often take small stones, the medication is loose, GUI, honey tea gas, the su.
This is officially documented earlier monk tea. Single channel open is the Eastern Jin Dynasty in the North City, Zhao de Temple Buddhist meditation, often taking the scent of pine, laurel, honey pill, drink a tea, ginger, cinnamon, orange, jujube cooked together called "tea beverage Su". Qing Qin Dynasty after the matter, it should be said single drink was very authentic tea.
A "food" in the pot said: tea, eat long feathering, and leek with food, a weight.
Long term drinking tea can "emergence", probably is the Tang Dynasty Lu Jin said "six bowl seven bowl through Xianling; not to eat, only sleep two axillary breeze Qing". With the same fresh chives, can make the person heavy limbs, whether this is the case, there is no verification. The pot in explicit is a pseudonym, "in" match and Buddhism have edge.
The monk tea has become a tradition, the tea God release door is not surprising.
Lu Yu was born in Tang Kaiyuan twenty-one years (733), catch fell down to the Buddha. "Tianmen county?" Lu Yu Chuan set: or by the morning, Wen Lake Group wild goose and set, with wings covered with a baby, livestock.
Lu Yu 3 years old in the long cover temple, chaired by intelligent product support, 9 year old male with product of Buddhist, 11 fled the temple, with miscellaneous theater and live a vagabond life, learning and miscellaneous, be. After 28 years of age made a monk friend, the poet is also called "Jiao Jiao ran, release", "creative", after the age of 28 living Huzhou area the mountain. Lu Yu had followed the product character learning tea cooking skills, and fascinated by this art, finally in Jianzhong year (780) at the age of 48 in Huzhou completed the world's first tea monograph "tea classic" Lu Yu wrote the book with his long-term tea growing area in the life, but mainly due to the Buddhist experience. Can say, "tea" is the main tea, Chinese tea, making tea for monks, tea life experience. Chinese tea ceremony in the temple incense smoked a lot, so comes with three Buddha air.
The monk why tea? The tea hair growth in tea virtue. Buddhism believes that "tea has three virtues": meditation not sleep overnight; help digestion; tea inhibited sexual desire. The three is the wise remark of an experienced person. Buddhist theory into China become a unique Zen, Zong Kazuhisa, in the daily practice of meditation, and meditation is, ask heart to body, "light", "clean"". The position is to head straight back, "still don't shake, not Wei don't lean", usually sitting sitting is March, the old monk difficult to adhere to, the young monk young dozed, more difficult, tea can refresh drive Sandman; bread is meditation, prone to indigestion, tea is fluid of food; although the Buddhist Pure Land, but not dyed red also not do, and do not say to young monk in the prime period will inevitably have a maggot in one's head, is the old monk saw the Buddha Jiao Jiao woman also unavoidably have ants in one's pants, drinking tea can divert attention, inhibition of sexual desire, since when is the preferred drink.
Another prominent contribution monk is tea cultivation, tea. Tea is produced in the valley, and the Sangha mountains, mountains famous temple, temple famous tea. The earliest tea garden in the temple side, slightly late folk tea.
The ancient tea and Buddhism related majority. Such as the famous West Lake Longjing green tea "tea", Lu Yu said: "Qian Tang, Hangzhou Tianzhu temple 灵隐 two tea production". The Song Dynasty, the fragrant cup of tea, Tianzhu white tea as tribute tea. Under Emperor Qian Long Jiangnan in Shi Feng Hu Gong Miao Longjing green tea drinking, letter in front of the temple 18 tea for the tea. Yixing Yangxian tea is planted in the Han Dynasty, Tang suzong period (757--762) a monk of the tea to the provincial governor of Changzhou (Yixing ancient Changzhou) Li Qijia, tea drinking was attended by Lu Yu, Lu Yu called "Yangxian Zisun tea" is the "fragrant world crown estate", Lee governor is of one mind, will build the tea party supervision Yangxian tea tribute of the imperial court, since Yangxian tea "champion", have a sudden rise in social status. Obviously, Yangxian tea was cultivated by Tunxi green tea is a station name Usnea tea, is a Buddhist created. Ming Feng is a "tea record" records: "Hui County non tea, near the most fashionable Usnea lai. Is the tea began a bhikkhu generous, generous in Huqiu's long, so sampling method. Then Yu Songluo knot um, to make tea in an baking, far trace for the city, Shu Xiang Yong price, who said the usnic tea." Wuyi rock tea and the famous Longjing, belongs to oolong tea series, "a sweet time three sweet four live" beauty. The "Dahongpao tea" is preferred. The legend of the magistrate's long illness, and offer the Wuyi Mountain tea, the magistrate to drink this tea after the wonders, one hundred disease. To appreciate this tea living de Jishi, county magistrate Pro climbing cliff tea, put a red Yan put in tea, so tea with "Dahongpao tea" name. Whether this is plausible, Wuyi tea and Buddhism cable is real unfeigned. Anxi Tieguanyin tea "heavy like iron, as beautiful as a Buddism godness Guanyin", its name taken from the Buddhist scriptures. Putuo Buddha tea is produced in one of the four famous Buddhist mountains of Zhejiang Zhoushan islands of the Mount Putuo, the monk tea to offer Buddha, hospitality, directly to the "Buddha" name of the tea. Mount Lu cloud is wild tea, the Temple Temple monks hand cultivated a tea, and tea can be entered. Junshan silver needle tea produced in Hunan Yueyang Junshan, "baling county" records: "Junshan tribute tea from the Qing beginning. Every year old Gong Jin 18. Guyu before the magistrate sent the mountain monk and a flag with a gun, white Rong however, commonly known as white tipped." This tea is grown by the monks. Mount Huangshan Maofeng Maofeng Tea is the best, "annals of Mount Huangshan" set: "mist tea, mountain monk stone gap between micro soil raised, slightly fragrant cold rhyme, far better than Kuang lu." Yunwu Tea is now Mount Huangshan Mao feng. Guiping Xishan tea made in Xishan a Buddism godness Guanyin rock. Zhejiang Hui Ming Temple named Hui Ming laing. Don't say Chinese tea, is Japanese food but also by Buddhist monks from China back to the tea planting, breeding in Japan and into one of the world's major tea producing country.
The temple of tea production in written records of Yangzhou Chan Chi temple, Meng Zhi Ju temple, Suzhou Huqiu temple, a Buddism godness Guanyin Temple in Danyang Yangzhou Daming Temple and the White Pagoda Temple, Hangzhou Lingyin Temple, Fuzhou Gushan Temple, a rooftop Yan Dang Mountain Tai Temple, Quanzhou Qingyuan temple, Heng Mountain Nanyue temple, Xishan white cloud temple, Jian Buddhist Institute, the Nanjing Qixia temple, Changxin Gu Qing kichijoji, Shaoxing Baiyun Si, Dantu County, Jiangxi Yi Hui Zhaoyin temple in temple, Yueyang crane temple, Mount Huangshan Pine Valley um I suspension bridge nunnery and the cloud Valley Temple, East Dongting temple, Hangzhou Ryo Ite, Huizhou Wu Yitian view, usnic nunnery.
It is no exaggeration to say, the development of Chinese tea culture and tea, found, propagation, Buddhist monks made matchless merit.