TeaLife Audio – Episode 59 – Tea and relationship

Hosts:

  • Aaron
  • Marius
  • Anthony

Guests

  • Ula
  • Katie

POEM:
絵の物を掛ける時にはたくぼくを印ある方へ引きおくもよし

When hanging a pictorial scroll, it is also fine to pull the wrapping cord away to the side having the artist’s stamp.

Main Topic
Has Tea impacted on your relationships or how you approach relationships?

Information Referenced:
https://www.thingiverse.com
– Katies 3D at work is Ultimaker 2+ ( http://amzn.to/2pqlZFc ), which is the winner of this review in the Prosumer class: https://www.3dhubs.com/best-3d-printer-guide
– Katies filament: http://www.makergeeks.com/disafi.html
– Incense NHK program https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/vod/corekyoto/20170406/

 

Teabowl printed by Katie



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TeaLife Audio – Episode 58 – Tatami and Tables

Hosts:
– Marius
– Anthony

POEM:
When hanging a bokuseki (calligraphic scroll by a Zen figure), by and large pull the wrapping cord aside towards the lower seat.

墨蹟をかける時にはたくぼくを末座の方へ大方はひけ
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TeaLife Audio – Episode 57 – Chabana

Hosts:
– Marius
– Damian
– Anthony

Guest
– Ula

POEM:
客になり底取るならばいつにても囲炉裏の角を崩し尽くすな
If you are a guest and are to scoop the ash out of the ro, never totally break down the corner parts.
Main Topic: Chabana

 

Information referenced:
– Light strips Marius has in tokonoma: http://amzn.to/2mMClCL
– To use the light strip you need a bridge: http://amzn.to/2nH7JHy
– Motion sensor mentioned: http://amzn.to/2n4DHdx
– Light Switch http://amzn.to/2mMJFOx
Anthonys chabana books
– The art of chabana: http://amzn.to/2njICd3
– Zen flowers: http://amzn.to/2nHdXXQ
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TeaLife Audio – Episode 55 – Chaire

Hosts
– Aaron
– Marius
– Anythony

Poem
Poem
風炉の炭みることはなし見ぬとても見ぬこそ猶も見る心なれ
One does not get a view of the furo charcoal; but because one does not, one must try to see it in one’s mind.

Main topic – Chaire
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TeaLife Audio – Episode 54 – Kyoto

Hosts
– Marius

Guests:
– Grzegorz Adamczyk
– Maireanu Marian

Poem
炭おくも習ひばかりにかかはりて湯のたぎらざる炭は消え炭
Charcoal, though placed exactly according to the way it is taught, is dead charcoal if it does not boil the water.

 

 

Main topic – Sumi and Midorikai

 
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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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