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When doing the temae Chaire Kazari, while the chaire is displayed in the tokonoma, is there tea i...
  • acrasso asked 2 years ago
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2 votes
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In what order should guests stand after leaving chashitsu (tearoom) waiting for the last bow to t...
  • Adam asked 2 years ago
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2 votes
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What are the rules for arranging higashi (dry sweets) on a higashibon (sweet tray)? Pleace specif...
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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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2 votes
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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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2 votes
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I have a hard time sitting in seiza for more than minutes at a time. Is there any stretches or ex...
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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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2 votes
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When it comes to food in the tea room, I do not like to serve japanese dishes here in southern Ge...
  • Gerhard asked 5 months ago
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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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During the ro-season some temae are oriented towards the outside corner and some towards the insi...
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In my experience, the opening of the hearth is not performed in front of guests. Instead, another...
  • Adam Sōmu asked 2 years ago
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I have done many public tea demonstrations over the years (Urasenke style) and all of them have b...
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Does Omotesenke hold there hands left over right or right over left? I am guessing it is the oppo...
  • acrasso asked 4 months ago
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In chawan kazari, at what point do you stop using two hands to handle the tea-bowl? Or what is th...
1 vote
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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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1 vote
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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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How does a host arrange kashiwa mochi 柏餅 in/on a kashiwa dai 柏台 to serve them to guests? This...
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What are the dimensions of Urasenke men’s items?  I am under the impression that they are l...
  • rhondarolf asked 12 months ago
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I am looking to finish some of the wood in my tea room and was wondering what is traditionally do...
  • acrasso asked 2 months ago
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