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 74 – Oles Robiraki

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Host:
– Adam
– Marius
– Anthony

Guests:
– Ula
– Ole Marius

Poem
小板にて濃茶を立てば茶巾をば小板の端に置く物ぞ可し
Where sits the chakin
During the thick tea rite?
At the brazier’s feet
The front edge of the small board
Presents itself as a seat

Topic – Robiraki

Information referenced:
端的底看聻 – Mawari sumi saying

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 73 – Nakaoki

Hosts:

  • Adam
  • Marius
  • Damian
  • Anthony

 

Poem:

餘所などに花を贈らば、其の花は開き過ぎしを遣らぬ物也
yoso nado ni hana wo okuraba, sono hana wa hiraki sugishi wo yaranu mono nari
Flowers in full bloom;
An unwelcome gift to the
Host of chanoyu –
How should one hide their distaste
When the alcove is wilting?

 

Main Topic: Nakaoki

 

Information referenced:

The one Taste of Truth: Zen and the Art of Drinking Tea

Go Gyou Dana

 

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