A practitioner of Zen will tell you that everything you do should be done with a purpose, with awareness, and with intent. A Zen tea drinking meditation involves using intent and awareness in the preparation, making, and drinking of tea.
Gurdjieff has prepared a group of dancers. The dancers created such a meditative energy, such a great wave of energy, that those who had come just to see the dance, suddenly forgot the dance completely. Something else was there by the side, a door opened through it.. (commentaries by osho)