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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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Lates blog posts

TeaLife Audio – Episode 66 – Tea Preparation And Leg Preservation

Hosts:
– Adam
– Marius
– Anthony

姥口は圍爐裏緣より六 七分低く据えるぞ習いなりける
ubaguchi wa irori-buchi yori roku nana bu hikuku sueru zo narai narikeri

For a kama with
A mouth like a toothless hag
Sink it below the
Hearth frame by six or seven bu
Learn this well at practic

Main Topic
– Tea Preparation
– And Leg Preservation

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 65 – Gomei

Hosts
– Marius
– Aaron
– Adam
– Anthony

Poem
冬の釜囲炉裏縁より六七分高くすゑるぞ習ひなりける
Translation 1:
The rule is to set the winter kettle [so its lip is] six to seven bu (approx. 2 cm) higher than the ro frame.

Translation 2, by Adam:
In the colder months
Set the kama so its mouth
Rests higher than the
Hearth frame by six or seven bu
Learn this well at practice

Main Topic: Gomei

Information Referenced:
Book: Braiding Sweetgrass

 

 

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