TeaLife Audio – Episode 105 – Tom Sachs

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  • Adam
  • Marius
  • Anthony

Main topic – Tom Sachs video

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Poem 73
竹釘は皮目を上にうつぞかし、皮目を下になすこともあり
takekugi wa kawame o ue ni utsu zo kashi kawame o shita ni nasu koto mo ari

Place a bamboo hook with the skin of the ‘boo up and pith facing down;
But at times it may suit to swap them the other way ’round


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TeaLife Audio – Episode 104 – Being a good guest

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  • Adam
  • Marius 
  • Anthony

 

Main topis – Being a good Guest

 

Poem 72

花入に大小あらば見合せよ、曲尺を外して 打つが曲尺也
hanaire ni ōshō araba miawase yo, kane wo hazushite utsu ga kane nari

Where to place a hook to hang a vase big or small?
The correct kane comes with experience: Look!
It’s not measured on the wall

 

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 103 – Roji

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Host

  • Aaron
  • Adam
  • Marius
  • Ula

Topic – Roji

Poem 71.

Place the alcove hook to suspend a flower vase at a height around:
3 shaku 3 sun 5 bu – let this precedent guide you

花入の折釘うつは地敷居より
三尺三寸五分餘もあり

hanaire no orikugi utsu wa jishikii yori san shaku san sun go bu amari mo ari

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Japanese Tea Garden (affiliate link) https://amzn.to/2Yld6uh
Bamboo Fences (affiliate link) https://amzn.to/2Jx9ill


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TeaLife Audio – Episode 100 – Koma

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– Aaron
– Adam
– Marius

Guest
– Ula

Main Topic

Koma – Small tearooms

Poem

 68. 帛紗をば竪は九寸よこ巾は八寸八分曲尺にせよ fukusa oba tate wa kyū sunn yoko haba wa hassunn hachi bu kane-jaku ni se yo For a fukusa, measure in kanejaku 9 sunn for its height; Then an 8 sunn 8 bu width, asymmetry should delight.

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– Lunar New Year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jf1hQR7rsLk


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TeaLife Audio – Episode 99 – Whats Up

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    • Adam
    • Marius

Poem 67
For a chakin’s size, measure in kanejaku 1 shaku long;
Then for the width of the cloth, measure 5 sunn along

chakin oba nagami nuno haba isshaku ni
yoko wa go sun no kanejaku to shire

茶巾をば長み布はば一尺に
横は五寸のかね尺としれ

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Lunar New Year with Adam and Marius

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 97 – Thus Spake Mizuyathustra

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    • – Adam
    • – Marius
    • – Anthony

Poem

65. 蓋置きに三つ足あらば一つ足まへにつかふと心得ておけ

futaoki ni mittsu ashi araba hitotsu ashi mae e ni tsukau to kokoroeteoke

for a three legged
futaoki remember
while using the tool
one leg comes to the front and
two to the back as a rule

Main Topic – Adams Mizuya Rules

Information Referenced
https://www.uedasokochanoyu.com/2018/12/17/thus-spake-mizuyathustra/


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TeaLife Audio – Episode 96 – When to invite

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– Adam
– Marius
– Anthony

Poem
64. いにしへは名物などの香合へ直ちにたきもの入れぬとぞきく
inishie wa meibutsu nado no kōgō e tadachi ni takimono irenu to zo kiku

I hear in the past
a precious incense holder
was treated sacredly;
Even incense was not placed
in the vessel directly

Main Topic
when to start doing tea for others and when to do you first tea for your teacher.


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