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Sen no Rikkyu

Sen No Rikkyu (1522 - 1591) was the founder of the Japanese tea ceremony.

He stressed on simplicity, rusticness and other simple qualities in the tea ceremony. He was also a simple man with simple taste and had a cultivated and disciplined lifestyle. He was a man of honour. When he committed suicide after having differences with the Shogun. Before he died, he gave his tea scoop as a keepsake to his disciple Oribe who name it "tears".



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