Meditators at the San Francisco Zen Center now have a place to socialize after they sit. A new Samovar Tea Lounge has opened up in San Francisco's Hayes Valley (now affectionately dubbed "Zen Valley") with a full array of artisan teas to satisfy any spiritual practitioner. The YJ Staff Favorite? Ocean of Wisdom, which is a Samovar blend created for the Dalai Lama himself:
If you're not local to the SF Bay Area, you can recreate the post-meditation tea tradition at home by ordering from Samovar's online store.