The Ten Virtues of Tea (Inscribed on the kettle of Zen Buddhist Monk Myo-e Shonin) 1. Has the Blessing of all deities 2. Promotes filial piety 3. Drives away the devil 4. Banishes drowsiness 5. Keeps the 5 viscera in harmony 6. Wards of disease 7. Strengthens friendships 8. Disciplines body and mind 9. Destroys passions 10. Gives a peaceful death

The Ten Virtues of Tea (Inscribed on the kettle of Zen Buddhist Monk Myo-e Shonin)

1. Has the Blessing of all deities

2. Promotes filial piety

3. Drives away the devil

4. Banishes drowsiness

5. Keeps the 5 viscera in harmony

6. Wards of disease

7. Strengthens friendships

8. Disciplines body and mind

9. Destroys passions

10. Gives a peaceful death