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.

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TeaLife Audio – EP 113 – Gifts and Culture

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  • Ula
  • Marius
  • Adam
  • Anthony
  • Aaron

Main Topic – Gifts and Culture


77. 時ならず客の来らば点前をば心は草にわざを慎しめ
toki narazu kyaku no kuraba, temae o ba kokoro wa sō ni waza o tsutsushime

An unannounced guest is no cause for dismay,
With an honest temae, allow spontaneity to be the order of the day



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TeaLife Audio – Ep 111 – Lighting

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– Adam
– Anthony
– Marius

Topic – Tea Room Lighting

75. 三幅の軸を掛けるは、中を掛け、軸先を掛け、次に軸本
sanpuku no jiku wo kakeru wa, naka wo kake, jikusaki wo kake, tsugi ni jikumoto

A set of three scrolls
Are hung in an order thus:
First hang the centre
Then the last scroll & conclude
Back at the first scroll, no fuss

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114 Nakaicho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto, 600-8219, Japan
+81 75-361-0937


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