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 92 – Breathing

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– Adam
– Marius
– Anthony


ro no uchi wa sumitori fukube e no hibashi tōki kōgō nerikō to shire

A dried gourd carries
charcoal for tea at the hearth,
Rolled incense is held
by a quaint case made of earth,
wood-handle chopsticks prove their worth.

Main topic – Breathing

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 91 – Language

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– Adam
– Marius


– Kyle


For night gatherings
of former times I have heard
the alcove was free
of hanging scrolls and flowers
such things now common to we

Topic – language


Information references:

– Kyle’s instagram @TeaWithKyle

– The Blog mentioned https://www.uedasokochanoyu.com/blog/

– Adams patreon https://www.patreon.com/adamsomu

– Adams vocabulary podcast https://www.uedasokochanoyu.com/media/



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TeaLife Audio – Episode 90 – Dogu Priority

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  • Adam
  • Marius

60. 燈火に油をつがば多くつげ、客にあかかざる心得と知れ
tomoshibi ni yu o tsugaba ?ku tsuge, kyaku ni akazaru kokoroe to shire

Add liberally oil to your night lamp for tea,
For should the lamp fade and your guests be left in dark,
how impoverished the scene be.


Main Topic Dogu Priority when on a budget

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