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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.

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 133 – Things in Tokonoma

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Hosts

  • Adam
  • Anthony
  • Marius

Things in Tokonoma

Poem

Observe with your eyes listen with your ears and take in the incense, Keep questioning things and deepen your understanding without pretence

目にも見よ耳にもふれよ香を嗅ぎてことを問ひつゝよく合点せよ me nimo mi yo mimi nimo fure yo kō o kagite koto o toitsutsu yoku gatten seyo


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TeaLife Audio – Episode 132 – Value of Tea

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Hosts

  • Adam
  • Anthony
  • Marius

Topic – Value of Tea

Poem 90
稽古とは一より習い十を知れ、十より歸る元の其の一

keiko to wa ichi yori narai jyū wo shire, jyū yori kaeru moto no sono ichi

Practice starts from ‘1’ And continues through to ’10’ Each step is learnt well Before returning to ‘1’ Where new understanding lies


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TeaLife Audio – EP 131 – Margie and Teaching

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Host

  • Adam
  • Anthony
  • Marius

Guest

Topic – Magie and teaching

Poem #89.

掛物や花を拝見する時は三尺ほどは座をよけてみよ

kakemono ya hana wo haiken suru toki wa san shaku hodo wa za wo yokete miyo

When viewing flowers or scrolls in a space for tea Appreciate from a distance of three shaku: this is where your seat ought to be

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