In the Kamakura period it is said that Founder Ei-Xi (1141-1215) of the Rinzai shrine in Japan began to tell the matcha tea law along with Rinzai Zen.
To the world Japan boasts a tea ceremony which is reported as art of beauty and philosophy. It rose from Sengoku period to Azuchi Momoyama period in the 16th century.
SenRikyu, “the tea saint”is the founder of Wabi tea.
Wabi tea stands for a simple simplified point, that is, the spirit of ‘Wabi’.
It places importance on the spirit of “Simple Simplicity” or “Wabi”.
The three Senke ie OmoteSenke,Urasenke,MusyanokoujiSenke that his grandchildren started are still continuing.