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TeaLife Audio - Chado the Japanese Way of Tea

TeaLife Audio is a podcast about the Japanese Way of Tea and related arts. It is a round table discussion about various topics related to the way of tea, chado or cha no yu

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TeaLife Audio - Episode 93 - Tana

Hosts - Adam - Marius Poem 風炉の時炭は菜籠にかね火箸ぬり香合に白檀をたけ For the brazier, Use sandalwood incense from A lacquerware case; All-metal chopsticks are used To arrange the charcoal in place Main Topic - Tana


21 Sep 2018

Rank #1

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TeaLife Audio - Episode 86 - Knee Deep in Sake

Hosts - Marius - Anthony Main topic - Reviewing Anthonys chaji Information Referenced - The flow chart the way it was used for the chaji https://chanoyu.world/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Chaji-Flow-2018.pdf

1hr 7mins

18 May 2018

Rank #2

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TeaLife Audio - Episode 61 - Adam, Kimono and Presentation

Hosts: Marius Anthony Guest: Adam Poem 掛物の釘打つならば大輪より九分下げて打て釘も九分なり If you are to affix a peg for hanging scrolls, affix it nine bu (approx.. 27 mm) below the edge of the ceiling; the peg, too, should be nine bu long.  Information referenced kuginuki mon 釘抜紋 https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Kuginuki_mon_(Japanese_crests)#/media/File:Mon_miyoshi.jpg sangaibishi 三階菱 http://img-cdn.jg.jugem.jp/b42/459565/20101228_1201108.jpg Uedakiri mon 上田桐紋 https://x181.secure.ne.jp/~x181007/kamon/image/4120.jpg Asano Clan kaemon (2nd crest) Asano Clan kaemon (2nd crest) http://www.yoroduya.co.jp/kamon/ha/hiki_06.gif


19 May 2017

Rank #3

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TeaLife Audio - Episode 105 - Tom Sachs

Hosts Adam Marius Anthony Main topic - Tom Sachs video Video link Poem 73 竹釘は皮目を上にうつぞかし、皮目を下になすこともあり takekugi wa kawame o ue ni utsu zo kashi kawame o shita ni nasu koto mo ari Place a bamboo hook with the skin of the ‘boo up and pith facing down; But at times it may suit to swap them the other way ‘round


21 Jul 2019

Rank #4

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TeaLife Audio - Episode 48 - Warigeiko

Host  - Marius Guests - Adam - Stig Main Topic - First day of warigeiko in a new school. 


18 Nov 2016

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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 bride: 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

1hr 15mins

24 Mar 2017

Rank #6

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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 ho Information referenced: Adam doing tea in Gana: https://vimeo.com/187901940 Photo gallery http://tealife.audio/episode-49-gallery/ You can support the podcast: By visiting https://www.patreon.com/tealife By using our links when buying teabooks from Amazon http://tealife.audio/books/

1hr 1min

2 Dec 2016

Rank #7

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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 - http://amzn.to/2jAKitv The Enjoyment of Tea - http://amzn.to/2jcgzKD Books mentioned by Anthony: Moon By the Window - http://amzn.to/2jo40cw Chado The Way of Tea - A Japanese Tea Master's Almanac - http://amzn.to/2jAN0Pr Books mentioned by Marius: The spirit of Tea - http://amzn.to/2ip0aS9 Kuchi Kiri Chaji no kokoromi - http://amzn.to/2ikT1Pn Chashitsu no ..... - http://amzn.to/2jclDP9 Other books mentioned Urasenke Chado Textbook - http://amzn.to/2ioZCLT The Way of tea - http://amzn.to/2iLZIuJ The book of Tea - http://amzn.to/2ikZqKj Damians dogu book - http://amzn.to/2joGcVR


13 Jan 2017

Rank #8

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TeaLife Audio - Episode 46 - Autumn

Hosts: - Marius - Anthony Poem: 筒茶碗深き底よりふき上り重ねて内へ手をやらぬもの A cylindrical teabowl is to be wiped from its deep bottom up, and the hand not put into it again. Main topic: Autumn


21 Oct 2016

Rank #9

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TeaLife Audio - Episode 59 - Tea and relationship

Hosts: - Marius - Anthony Guest - Katie POEM: When hanging a pictorial scroll, it is also fine to pull the wrapping cord away to the side having the artist's stamp. 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 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/

1hr 1min

21 Apr 2017

Rank #10

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TeaLIfe Audio - Episode 53 - Light and Atmosphere

Hosts - Marius - Damian - Anythony Poem 崩れたるその白炭をとりありあげて又たきそへることはなきなり By no means should you remove the white twig-charcoal that has fallen apart and then once again add it to the fire. Main topic - Light and atmosphere


27 Jan 2017

Rank #11

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TeaLife Audio - Episode 55 - Chaire

Hosts - Aaron - Marius - Anythony 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

1hr 3mins

24 Feb 2017

Rank #12

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TeaLife Audio - Episode 95 - Temae Video

Host - Adam - Marius - Anthony Main Topic - Temae Video - Adams videos for Ueda Ryu - https://www.uedasokochanoyu.com/videos/ - Marius videos for Urasenke - https://chanoyu.world/temae/ Information referenced - Facebook Group for Tea Bowl Collectors https://www.facebook.com/groups/teabowls/ - Video about chawan requirements https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUDzdjk5Mqs&fbclid=IwAR1SmlIl8rYpTky3a_gPISpFapr5WLm6OnrwN242MnEcqEw_lpLAcF-n86g


19 Oct 2018

Rank #13

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TeaLife Audio - Episode 96 - When to invite

Host - Adam - Marius - Anthony Poem 64. いにしへは名物などの香合へ直ちにたきもの入れぬとぞきく inishie wa meibutsu nado no kōgō e tadachi ni takimono irenu to zo kiku I hear in the past a precious incense holder was treated sacredly; Even incense was not placed in the vessel directly Main Topic when to start doing tea for others and when to do you first tea for your teacher.


16 Dec 2018

Rank #14

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TeaLife Audio - Episode 102 - Shin Gyou So

Host - Ula - Aaron - Marius Main Topic Shin Gyou So Poem #70 うす板とこの大小また花や花生によりかはるしなしな


1 Apr 2019

Rank #15

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TeaLife Audio - Episode 82 - Chaji in Paris

Host Adam Guests Marius  Anthony


23 Mar 2018

Rank #16

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TeaLife Audio - Episode 104 - Being a good guest

Hosts Adam Marius  Anthony Main topis - Being a good Guest Poem 72 花入に大小あらば見合せよ、曲尺を外して 打つが曲尺也 hanaire ni ōshō araba miawase yo, kane wo hazushite utsu ga kane nari Where to place a hook to hang a vase big or small? The correct kane comes with experience: Look! It’s not measured on the wall Support Please help us bring another episode to your tea world by making a donation at http://patreon.com/tealife


18 Jun 2019

Rank #17