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 93 – Tana

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Hosts
– Adam
– Marius

Poem
風炉の時炭は菜籠にかね火箸ぬり香合に白檀をたけ

For the brazier,
Use sandalwood incense from
A lacquerware case;
All-metal chopsticks are used
To arrange the charcoal in place

Main Topic – Tana

Information Referenced

 

 


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TeaLife Audio – Episode 92 – Breathing

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Hosts
– Adam
– Marius
– Anthony

Poem
炉のうちは炭斗瓢柄の火箸
陶器香合ねり香と知れ

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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Hosts
– Adam
– Marius

Guest:

– Kyle

Poem
いにしへは夜會などには床に又、かけもの花はなきとこそきけ

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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