The most unique area, perhaps, is the traditional tea ceremony room (Chashitsu
), which was custom-built with tatami mats and a kitchen preparation area.
This one, with Zen-Buddhist influences that emphasize beauty from imperfection, has an illustration of the Japanese tea house or chashitsu
. The beer itself features two local ingredients, a green tea and wasabi, which lend the beer a subtle, pleasing dryness, and therefore a very herbal character.
After our interview, but before I leave the studio, I ask one of Sugimoto's staff to show me his chashitsu
, his room for Japanese tea ceremonies, which he built a few years ago in a neighbouring space on the same floor.
Similarly, the calligraphic scroll is placed in tokonoma, the alcove in the guest room or in chashitsu
, the tea room, which is the most important spot in the traditional Japanese home or in the tea house; the reason is that both the host and the guest should be able to participate in the spiritual encounter fostered by the "painting of the mind":
Then, as is the custom, he humbled himself by crawling through the half height passage that was the entrance to Rikyu's chashitsu
The elaborate ritual, which takes place in a small and simple chashitsu
(tea room), requires a strict adherence to tradition and the host goes though painstaking rehearsals to ensure there are no mistakes.
The elaborate ritual, in a small and simple chashitsu
(tea room), requires strict adherence to tradition, and the host goes through painstaking rehearsals to ensure there are no mistakes.
- constructed according to a centuries-old tradition - was pieced together by master craftsmen.
18, Koyko Wada of Lexington will host a traditional tea ceremony - or "Chaji" - as she welcomes participants into a "chashitsu
," a room in which a tea ceremony is performed.
Yn nawfed cyfres y rhaglen arddio hynod boblogaidd hon,gwelwn ddyfodiad Chashitsu
ym mhen pella'r ardd yn Nhoe Maen,Rhostryfan.
A tiny ''chashitsu
'' tearoom is a comfortable workplace for 52-year-old Texan Gary Soka Cadwallader, who is enchanted by the heart of tea -- ''wabi'' (austere refinement) and ''sabi'' (grace with age), qualities nurtured on Japanese soil.