“Leave your material and worldly concerns behind as you enter this garden and reflect on the relationships that work to keep our world at peace.”
remarks of Kate Helwig, SCNN's Executive Director
upon the re-dedication of the Ennan Teahouse, May 6, 2007
"The teahouse's harmonious lines reflect an affinity with nature. For centuries the Japanese have regarded those lines as a force to counteract turmoil. Warriors would remove their swords and helmets upon entering, sit down and drink tea together."
A Teahouse Links Japan And Virginia / Special to The New York Times / Dec. 3, 1989