Essay;The Way of Tea is the Way to Enlightenment.

In Japan, we say 茶道【SADO or CHADO】;the way of tea, 花道【KADO】;the way of flowers, 書道【SYODO】 ;the way calligraphy,柔道【JYUDO】;The way of Flexible,剣道【KENDO】The way of sword, 空手道【KARATEDO】;The way of empty hands, so on.

All things are lead to growth of not only skills but spirit and the enlightenment.

Chinese character of 道【MICHI】;The way or road,
is mixed with the首;means start and 之;means the end.