TeaLifea Audio – Episode 66 – Tea Preparation And Leg Preservation

Hosts:
– Adam
– Marius
– Anthony

姥口は圍爐裏緣より六 七分低く据えるぞ習いなりける
ubaguchi wa irori-buchi yori roku nana bu hikuku sueru zo narai narikeri

For a kama with
A mouth like a toothless hag
Sink it below the
Hearth frame by six or seven bu
Learn this well at practic

Main Topic
– Tea Preparation
– And Leg Preservation

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 65 – Gomei

Hosts
– Marius
– Aaron
– Adam
– Anthony

Poem
冬の釜囲炉裏縁より六七分高くすゑるぞ習ひなりける
Translation 1:
The rule is to set the winter kettle [so its lip is] six to seven bu (approx. 2 cm) higher than the ro frame.

Translation 2, by Adam:
In the colder months
Set the kama so its mouth
Rests higher than the
Hearth frame by six or seven bu
Learn this well at practice

Main Topic: Gomei

Information Referenced:
Book: Braiding Sweetgrass

 

 

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 63 – Lauren

Hosts:
– Marius
– Damian
– Anthony

Guests
– Lauren

Poem
外題あるものを余所にて見るときは先づ外題をば見せて披くよ
When you are at someone else’s place and look at a scroll that has an outer title label, firstly show that title label and then open the work.

Information referenced
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/a2/75/e5/a275e525e95f3e499faea61365227a7c.jpg
http://chanoyu-to-wa.tumblr.com/archive
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TeaLife Audio – Episode 62 – Student Teacher Relationship

Hosts:
– Marius
– Anthony

Guest:
– Adam

 

Poem

床にままた和歌の類をば掛けるなら外に歌書をば飾らぬと知れ
If in the alcove you will hang a scroll of the type featuring a Japanese poem, know not to display poetry elsewhere, too.

Main topic: Student teacher relationship
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TeaLife Audio – Episode 61 – Adam, Kimono and Presentation

Hosts

  • Marius
  • Anthony

Guest

  • Adam

Poem

掛物の釘打つならば大輪より九分下げて打て釘も九分なり
If you are to affix a peg for hanging scrolls, affix it nine bu (approx.. 27 mm) below the edge of the ceiling; the peg, too, should be nine bu long.

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Tea Life Audio – Episode 60 – Changing for furo

Hosts
– Marius
– Anthony

Guest
– Ula

Poem
絵掛けものひだり右向きむこふむき使ふも床の勝手にぞよる
The use of a left- or right-oriented or frontal oriented pictorial scroll depends upon which side of the alcove is nearest the room’s service entrance.

Main Topic – Changing to furo

 

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 59 – Tea and relationship

Hosts:

  • Aaron
  • Marius
  • Anthony

Guests

  • Ula
  • Katie

POEM:
絵の物を掛ける時にはたくぼくを印ある方へ引きおくもよし

When hanging a pictorial scroll, it is also fine to pull the wrapping cord away to the side having the artist’s stamp.

Main Topic
Has Tea impacted on your relationships or how you approach relationships?

Information Referenced:
https://www.thingiverse.com
– Katies 3D at work is Ultimaker 2+ ( http://amzn.to/2pqlZFc ), which is the winner of this review in the Prosumer class: https://www.3dhubs.com/best-3d-printer-guide
– Katies filament: http://www.makergeeks.com/disafi.html
– Incense NHK program https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/vod/corekyoto/20170406/

 

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 58 – Tatami and Tables

Hosts:
– Marius
– Anthony

POEM:
When hanging a bokuseki (calligraphic scroll by a Zen figure), by and large pull the wrapping cord aside towards the lower seat.

墨蹟をかける時にはたくぼくを末座の方へ大方はひけ
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TeaLife Audio – Episode 57 – Chabana

Hosts:
– Marius
– Damian
– Anthony

Guest
– Ula

POEM:
客になり底取るならばいつにても囲炉裏の角を崩し尽くすな
If you are a guest and are to scoop the ash out of the ro, never totally break down the corner parts.
Main Topic: Chabana

 

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– Light strips Marius has in tokonoma: http://amzn.to/2mMClCL
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– Zen flowers: http://amzn.to/2nHdXXQ
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