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Tea Life Audio

Tea Life Audio is a podcast about Japanese Tea Ceremony and related arts. This is a round table show, with an open discussion about Tea. The show has three hosts who have several decades of combined experience with Tea ceremony.

Each episode follows a similar structure of: Announcements, Banter, Anecdote, and Main Tea topic.

If you have any comments about our show or a given episode please go to our forum and leave a comment.

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 97 – Thus Spake Mizuyathustra

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Hosts

    • – Adam
    • – Marius
    • – Anthony

Poem

65. 蓋置きに三つ足あらば一つ足まへにつかふと心得ておけ

futaoki ni mittsu ashi araba hitotsu ashi mae e ni tsukau to kokoroeteoke

for a three legged
futaoki remember
while using the tool
one leg comes to the front and
two to the back as a rule

 

Main Topic – Adams Mizuya Rules

 

Information Referenced
https://www.uedasokochanoyu.com/2018/12/17/thus-spake-mizuyathustra/

 

 



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TeaLife Audio – Episode 96 – When to invite

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Host
– Adam
– Marius
– Anthony

Poem
64. いにしへは名物などの香合へ直ちにたきもの入れぬとぞきく
inishie wa meibutsu nado no kōgō e tadachi ni takimono irenu to zo kiku

I hear in the past
a precious incense holder
was treated sacredly;
Even incense was not placed
in the vessel directly

Main Topic
when to start doing tea for others and when to do you first tea for your teacher.


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TeaLife Audio – Episode 95 – Temae Video

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Host
– Adam
– Marius
– Anthony

Main Topic – Temae Video
– Adams videos for Ueda Ryu – https://www.uedasokochanoyu.com/videos/
– Marius videos for Urasenke – https://chanoyu.world/temae/

Information referenced

– Facebook Group for Tea Bowl Collectors https://www.facebook.com/groups/teabowls/
– Video about chawan requirements https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUDzdjk5Mqs&fbclid=IwAR1SmlIl8rYpTky3a_gPISpFapr5WLm6OnrwN242MnEcqEw_lpLAcF-n86g

Naka Oki Mizusashi Placement

This video is explained in episode 95 of TeaLife Audio: https://tealife.audio/tealife-audio-episode-95-temae-video/

 

 


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