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 077 – Year of the dog

Hosts:
– Adam
– Marius
– Anthony

Poem
51. 湯を汲まば 柄杓に心 月の輪 の損ねぬように覺悟して汲め
yu wo kumaba hishaku ni kokoro tsuki no wa no sokonenu yō ni kakugo shite kume

When drawing water
From the kettle you must care
For the crescent moon:
Scoop so you do not damage
This delicate bamboo lune

Main Topic – Year of the Dog

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 076 – A Crisis of Tea

Hosts:
– Adam
– Marius
– Damian

POEM
茶入より茶掬ふには心得て初中後すくへそれが秘事也
chaire yori cha tsukū niwa kokoroete syo chū go sukue sore ga hiji nari

Distinguish in three
The manner of scooping tea
From a chaire
Scoop at first, then midst, and end
The secret here does

TeaLife Audio – Episode 75 – Old Dogu

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Hosts

– Adam
– Marius
– Damian
– Anthony

Poem

喚鐘は大と小とに中々に大と、五ツの数を打つ也

Strike a gong or like
To end your guests’ respite
The pattern is five:
Starting first with a strike strong
then weak, mid, mid, ending strong

Main Topic – What to do with old dogu

Information referenced

http://patreon.com/tealife
http://tealife.audio/support

 

 

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