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When one is using a hirakensui with kuwakojoku, where do the kensui, hishaku, and futaoki start a...
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How do you go about making a chashaku (tea scoop)? What tools do you need?
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Often in class I have used a hirajawan for usucha but have never for koicha. Would you use it for...
  • acrasso asked 2 years ago
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How do you treat kama before and after use? How do you do kiome (purification) ?
  • Adam asked 2 years ago
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From a previous post on Satsûbako, an interesting issue on Okuden temaes was raised , and why the...
  • fukuda asked 2 years ago
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I would like to know, with photos or links to images, the different types of Satsūbako (box to co...
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I have recently found out that in Urasenke the sweets can be also served in a jikirô (a sweet con...
  • fukuda asked 1 year ago
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One of my students has gone and acquired a set of ekirei futaoki and yari no say kensui. I think ...
  • Adam Sōmu asked 2 years ago
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What is the proper way to use a tabidansu? I’m looking for information on when to open the...
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To what extent is it acceptable (in your tea tradition) to use furo in ro season? And to the exte...
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Is it frowned upon for women to the use a purple fukusa since it is the color used by men (Urasen...
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Hi all!   I moved back to Europe (Belgium for now) not so long ago from Japan. I started Edo...
  • Feldin asked 1 year ago
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Dear all, I have a question regarding the natsume for Satsubako. I’ve been taught only in K...
  • fukuda asked 2 years ago
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When bringing in Tenmoku-Dai for setting up the temae at the beginning, chashaku is placed on the...
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I am building a tea space and was looking for some input on how high I should raise my tatami mat...
  • acrasso asked 1 year ago
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Reviewing my notes on the informal bondemae (usucha with a round tray and a tesubin), it always s...
  • Elmar asked 2 years ago
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As a new kid on the block in Europe, I would like to start looking for a source of sumi (charcoal...
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I was in a dogu-ya and saw a really interesting knot on the Nagao Chaire and was wondering if the...
  • acrasso asked 2 years ago
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What is the proper handling for Oimatsu natsume?
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