Konfúsíusarstofnunin kynnir fyrirlestur Kenneth Cohen:

The Taste of Enlightenment: The Culture and Healing Benefits of Chinese Tea

Háskólatorg 103 - 8. september - kl. 16:30

Kenneth Cohen M.A. kynnir tedrykkju fyrir áheyrendum og rýnir í áhrif tes á heilsu. Hann hverfur svo til daóískra róta tedrykkju og kennir hvernig skapa má fallega og samlynda stund til tedrykkju og kynnir þátt hefðbundinnar ljóðlistar í því.

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After introducing the basics of tea appreciation, Professor Cohen will examine tea's extraordinary health benefits from the viewpoints of ancient Chinese medicine and modern science. Then, returning to the Daoist roots of tea, learn how to create a beautiful, harmonious tea gathering, including the traditional role of poetry in setting the mood. Close your eyes and be transported to ancient China as he recites thousand year old poems that celebrate the beauty of nature in the original Chinese and in translation. Learn how to open the senses so that the the cha qi (energy of tea) spreads through the palate and the body. To enjoy tea is to enjoy and appreciate life!

Kenneth Cohen, M.A. (www.kennethcohen.com) is a world-renowned Qigong Master and scholar of Daoism. His lectures have been hosted by the Mayo Clinic, the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, the American Cancer Society, Health Canada and numerous cultural organizations. Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award in Energy Medicine, Ken is the author of The Way of Qigong (Random House) and more than 250 journal articles.

Everyone is welcome!