Dr. Genshitsu Sen, Former Head
Tea Master of the Urasenke School of Tea in Kyoto, Japan, preparing
and offering tea for World peace on May 10, 2000, at the Memorial
for the victims of World War II and the Berlin Wall at the 19th
century Sophien Cemetery in Berlin.
Dr.Sen has spent his adult life
traveling the world sharing tea with others. The Urasenke School
of Tea has branches, chapters and study groups in many locations
throughout the world. Dr. Sen often says "ichi wan kara
peacefulness" (peacefulness through a bowl of tea).
He believes that when people come together and share a bowl of
tea, peace can be realized.
[photography by Ulrich
Soshiki Haas, Urasenke
Liasion Office Freiburg, Germany]