tea ceremony

  1. Sen no Rikyu

    Biographies Sen no Rikyu

    Sen no Rikyū (千利休, 1522-1591) was a tea master of the Azuchi-Momoyama Period (1568-1600) and the founder of the Sen school of tea ceremony. His grandfather, Tanaka Sen'ami, is said to have been one of the dōbōshū (同朋衆, special retainers to the Muromachi shogunate who practised the tea ceremony...
  2. Raku ware

    Raku ware

    Raku ware (楽焼 raku-yaki) is a type of Japanese pottery traditionally used in Japanese tea ceremonies, most often in the form of chawan tea bowls. It is traditionally characterised by being hand-shaped rather than thrown; fairly porous vessels, which result from low firing temperatures; lead...
  3. Sen no Rikyū

    Sen no Rikyū

    Sen no Rikyū (千利休, 1522-1591) was a tea master of the Azuchi-Momoyama Period (1568-1600) and the founder of the Sen school of tea ceremony.
  4. Sen no Rikyū

    Sen no Rikyū

    Sen no Rikyū (千利休, 1522-1591) was a tea master of the Azuchi-Momoyama Period (1568-1600) and the founder of the Sen school of tea ceremony.
  5. Japanese Tea Ceremony

    Culture Japanese Tea Ceremony

    Known as sadō or chadō (茶道, “The Way of Tea”), chanoyu (茶の湯, “tea water”), or otemae (お手前, お点前) when performed, it refers to the formal and ceremonial preparation and presentation of Japanese green tea (抹茶, matcha, powdered green tea). History At the end of the Kamakura Period (1185–1333)...
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