This one, with Zen-Buddhist influences that emphasize beauty from imperfection, has an illustration of the Japanese tea house or chashitsu
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.
, or tea houses, where the traditional Japanese tea ceremony or cha-no-yu is performed, are typically simple wooden buildings surrounded by gardens or parks, often built in remote areas.
Yn nawfed cyfres y rhaglen arddio hynod boblogaidd hon,gwelwn ddyfodiad Chashitsu
ym mhen pella'r ardd yn Nhoe Maen,Rhostryfan.