The birthplace of this tea in China，talking about tea, often hear the word "tea zen one taste". From ancient times to the present, all drinking tea people take drinking tea and talking heart as elegant thing. The connotation of Zen tea culture is an "elegant" word, become a synonym for Zen culture.
In the eyes of the monks, tea is not just a bowl of ordinary tea, it is not simply as thirst quenching drinks, but up to the spiritual level, is the true nature of self awareness. Tea has become irreplaceable drinks, so the monastery monks love tea, addicted to tea.Coupled with the nature of the monk is interlinked, in the course of time, with the monks have the indissoluble bound.
In fact, many tea master of the depth of the study for tea, most and Buddhism has many sources. Such as the Tang Dynasty by Lu Yu(陆羽), he grew up in the temple, and in the temple had been addicted to tea and a tea ceremony.
Visible, Lu Yu and Zhi Ji master, after long time feeling such Zen, two people reached the tea through the heart of Zen. After Lu Yu saved written "the classic of tea(《茶经》)" is the first part of the world to the book of tea，to lay the foundation for the development of tea.