Purple Heart Sutra Yixing Teapot

175 mL

An elegant purple yixing teapot delicately carved with the characters of the Xin Jing “Heart Sutra.” This popular sutra of Guanyin, the Goddess of Mercy, is often practiced to calm and empty the mind. The fine-grain yixing clay is polished to have a silk-like shine.


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The attention to detail needed to craft the rather simple, unadorned shape of this unglazed teapot and elaborately hand carve the Chinese characters for the sutra into the sides of the teapot is impressive. The lid also features engraved Chinese characters and fits snug into the body of the teapot.

Given the clay’s darker color, lower profile, and wide mouth, it is ideal for making black tea, shu puer, or medium-to-heavy roasted Wuyi rock wulongs. The slightly thicker walls help keep your tea warm during long tea sessions. There is a built-in strainer behind the spout.

Origin: Yixing County, Jiangsu Province, China
Artisan/Maker: 陳苗
Clay: Zi Ni (紫泥)
Capacity: 175 mL
Dimensions: 14.5 x 8.25 x 6.75 cm
Weight: 205g

*This is a handmade product. There may be minor variations between the product images and the product you receive.

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