Chashitsu


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Chashitsu

A small Japanese structure, or room, for the tea ceremony.
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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 or teahouse.
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.
The Chashitsu - constructed according to a centuries-old tradition - was pieced together by master craftsmen.
Chashitsu, 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.
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.
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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.