TeaLife Audio – Episode 37 – Kazarimono

– Aaron
– Marius
– Anthony


When you make tea at someone else’s place, exercise care when you tap the lip of the chawan with the chashaku after scooping the tea.
Main topic
– Kazarimono
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Daisosho in Slovenia:

The Urasenke Chado school of tea in Kyoto, Embassy of Japan in Slovenia and the Association of Chado Urasenke Tankokai Slovenia, supported by the Slovenian Ethnographic Museum will organize a unique gathering the “Japanese way of tea” in the light of the celebrations of the Japanese-Slovenian friendship and the 25th anniversary of Slovenia’s independence on Sunday, the 26th of June 2016 at 10:00 hours in the Union hall, Grand hotel Union in Ljubljana.
This event will mark the establishment of the Association of Chado Urasenke Tankokai Slovenia as the 110th branch of Urasenke abroad. A Kencha tea offering ceremony and lecture will be conducted by dr. Genshitsu Sen, the 15th generation grandmaster, who will take this special occasion to visit Slovenia. Attendees will be able to see the Japanese tea ceremony. Japanese Matcha green tea will also be served to all guests. The event will be held under the auspicious honorary patronage of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Mr. Borut Pahor.
Admission to the event is free. Secure your place by registering your atendance at www.si.emb-japan.go.jp/index.html
You are cordially invited to tea!
#Urasenke #Chado #chanoyu #tea #Japan #Slovenia #thewayoftea #cha #matcha


Yamane Seigan Oni Hagi teabowl

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Gallery: Hawaii 2016

Thank to Hamana-sensei and Phillip for allowing us to use their photos.

TeaLife Audio – Episode 31 – Hawaii and the longest poem

– Aaron
– Marius
– Damian
– Anthony

– Ula

– How was Hawaii

Poem #8
naninite mo dogu atsukau tabi goto ni toute wa karuku okute omokare.

(Whatever utensil you handle, pick it up as if it were light and put it down as if it were heavy.)


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Questions and Answer site

We would like to make a question and answer page for the Japanese Way of Tea. StackExchange is a site that specialise in this type of Q&A sites. Check out their list of sites, maybe you’ll find something interesting. We have proposed a new site called Chanoyu – Japanese Way of Tea. There is a bit of a process to go from proposal to a Q&A site. To manage that we need your help!

The process

  1. Make the proposal [COMPLETE]
  2. Have 40 questions with 10 or more votes [IN PROGRESS]
  3. Have 200 people commit to use the page
  4. The page is created in a temporary (beta) stage, and we need to prove that there is enough interest in Chanoyu Q&A
  5. Permanent page created

Please help us by doing the following

Go to http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/95567/chanoyu-japanese-way-of-tea


Click on follow it. Then you must add your e-mail address. A short while later you will get an e-mail from StackExchange asking you to confirm you e-mail. Click the link in the e-mail



Then click on this link: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/95567/chanoyu-japanese-way-of-tea?tab=votes#tab-top It will take you back to the page showing the questions with the highest number of votes on the top.


You are now able to vote for the questions you like and think are good examples of questions you would like to see on a Chanoyu Q&A page. Please scroll down until you find a question with less than 10 votes, and vote for the ones you like best. You have 5 votes, please use them all. We need 40 questions with 10 votes each to move on to the next stage. If there is some questions you do not like please leave a comment. If you use the down arrow to vote it down we just need even more votes to move to the next phase, so please avoid that. You may change your votes at any time by clicking once more on the vote arrow. So if you accidentally down vote something, just click on the down arrow and the arrow will change back to grey.



If you get a message like this when voting, please close your browser and start by opening your e-mail like described above.



If you scroll all the way down you can add new example questions. Each person may add up to five questions. Unfortunately you have to wait 3 minutes between each question you add.



Once your done go back to the top. There you’ll find a “Share This” link. This creates a custom link that you can share with your tea friends. If they follow the proposal you’ll get some points on the site. As you get more point you’ll be able to do more an more different things on the site. Please share it with your tea friends.


Thank you for your help! We believe this will be a great way to share tea knowledge, and we hope yo see you on there soon!