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

 

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 44 – Adam and Ueda Soko

Hosts
– Marius
– Damian

Guest
– Adam
口ひろき茶入の茶をば汲むといふ狭き口をばすくふとぞいふ
In the case of a wide-mouthed chaire, it is called “drawing out” the tea; in the case of a narrow-mouthed chaire, it is called “scooping out” the tea.

Information referenced
Tea Duet
http://adamwojcinski.com
http://worldteagathering.com/adam-wojcinski/
Hoyge mono Manga
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TeaLife.Audio – Episode 42 – TableTea

Hosts
– Marius
– Damian
– Anthony

Poem

大海をあしらふ時は大指を
肩にかけるぞ習ひなりける

Daikai o ashirau toki wa oyubi o
kata ni kakeru zo narai narikeru

When handling a daikai chaire, the rule is to place your thumb on its shoulder.

Main topic – TableTea

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TeaLife Audio – Episode 41 – Chabako

Hosts
– Marius
– Damian
– Anthony

Poem
肩衝は中次とまた同じこと底に指をばかけぬとぞ知れ
The same thing applies for a katatsuki as for a nakatsugi; know not to place your finger under the bottom.

Main topic
– Chabako

Information referenced
– http://chanoyu.cloud/unanswered/
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