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

 

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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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TeaLife Audio – Episode 49 – Oribe

Hosts
– Marius
– Anthony

Guest
– Adam

Poem:
Sumi oku wa tatoe narai ni somuku tomo
yu no yoku tagiru sumi wa sumi nari

炭置くはたとへ習ひにそむくとも
湯のよくたぎる炭は炭なり

Even though the charcoal placement may be contrary to the way it is taught, charcoal that brings the hot water to a good boil is charcoal.

 

Main Topic: Oribe

 

Information referenced:

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