About

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.

Lates blog posts

TeaLife Audio – Episode 114 – One World Chakai

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Hosts

  • Adam
  • Anthony
  • Marius
  • Ula

Topic: Midorikai OneWorld Chakai 3rd of May

Poem

78. 花見よりかへりの人に茶の湯せば、花鳥の絵をも花も置くまじ
hanami yori kaeri no hito ni cha no yu seba, kachō no e o mo hana mo oku maji

When receiving guests
For chanoyu fresh from a
Flower-viewing foray
Avoid nature paintings
and flowers in your alcove display


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TeaLife Audio – EP 113 – Gifts and Culture

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Hosts

  • Ula
  • Marius
  • Adam
  • Anthony
  • Aaron

Main Topic – Gifts and Culture

Poem

77. 時ならず客の来らば点前をば心は草にわざを慎しめ
toki narazu kyaku no kuraba, temae o ba kokoro wa sō ni waza o tsutsushime

An unannounced guest is no cause for dismay,
With an honest temae, allow spontaneity to be the order of the day

 

 


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