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Unformatted text preview: Cat vs. monkey theories of enlightenment Drinking tea quenches your thirst, nothing else is involved From Sen no Rikyu to Sen Genshitsu XV o Sen Genshitsu Tea is a way of communicating Furyu o Spirit should float through life like the wind that flows through all of nature The Lineage o Rikyu Shoan Sotan Urasenke/Omotesenke/Mushanokojisenke o Seven principles created by Rikyu Make a satisfactory bowl of tea Lay the charcoal so that the water boils efficiently Provide a sense of coolness in summer and warmth in wineter Arrange flowers as though they were still growing in the field Be ready ahead of time do not rush Be prepared in case of rain Act with the utmost consideration for your guests o Harmony, respect, purity, tranquility...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2009 for the course JPT 3500 taught by Professor Takahashi during the Fall '09 term at University of Florida.
- Fall '09