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Path to Shokatei Tsukubai Path to Shokatei
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Shokatei Shokatei at the Katsura Imperial Gardens The "crouching entrance" to the Shokatei teahouse Chumon entrance Crouching entrance means that everyone must bow, irrespective of status or social position. We are all equal in tea. Leave the physical world behind and enter the spiritual world of tea.
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Shokatei at the Katsura Imperial Gardens Clean, simple room except for Tokonoma (alcove) 1st Course: Served a meal of rice, soup, fish and vegetables with Sake 2nd Course: Shinto seafood and mountain food
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Unformatted text preview: 3rd Course is the fragrant/sweet course Guests retire to waiting room or garden to await Tea Tea Ceremony Represents Yin and Yang water and fire Gong sounds. Guests come back in after cleansing. Arrangements of water jar, tea bowl, tea scoop and tea whisk are critical as related to the sun and the moon. The tea bowl receives hot water, then the three scoops of tea per guest. They all drink from the tea bowl to taste. Katsura Imperial Villa...
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2011 for the course LA 211 taught by Professor Reeves during the Winter '11 term at Cal Poly.

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