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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 52 – Books we love

Hosts
– Marius
– Damian
– Anythony

Uno Safety Date YouTube Click: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4df5BAQU4WE

 

Poem
燃え残る白炭あらば捨て置きてまた余の炭を置くものぞかし

If there is a white twig-charcoal that remains unburned, the thing to do is leave it alone and add the extra [twig-] charcoal.

Main topic – Books we love
Books mentioned by Damian:
Tea Life Tea Mind
The Enjoyment of Tea

Books mentioned by Anthony:
Moon By the Window
Chado The Way of Tea – A Japanese Tea Master’s Almanac

Books mentioned by Marius:
The spirit of Tea
Kuchi Kiri Chaji no kokoromi
Chashitsu no …..

Other books mentioned
Urasenke Chado Textbook
The Way of tea
The book of Tea
Damians dogu book

 

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 51 – In the Tea Room

Hosts

  • Aaron
  •  Marius

Guest

  • Ula

Poem:
炭つがば五徳はさむな十文字縁をきらすな釣合をみよ
If you are laying charcoal, do not have the pieces flank the tripod or lay them in a cross pattern or have gaps between them, but observe the overall balance.

Information Referenced

Hanging the chakin on a tsutsu chawan to make it easier picking up the end.

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