Tag Archives: Buddhism
By Blake Harvey on 12/8/10
Voices from the Walla Walla Valley – Akira Takemoto from Walla Walla Union-Bulletin on Vimeo.
By Blake Harvey on 9/28/10
PASADENA – For 45 years, the little Japanese teahouse hidden away behind the Pasadena Buddhist Temple’s utilitarian building complex has been the classic setting for centuries-old Japanese “Urasenke” tea ceremonies. The next time the “way of tea” is celebrated there, the teahouse will be the new addition to the Japanese Garden at the Huntington Library. [...]
By Blake Harvey on 9/12/10
Mikael Zaurov of www.teamuse.com has written a wonderful article on the philosophical and symbolic attitudes that accompany Japanese Tea Ceremony. While he never addresses Tea Ceremony explicitly, many of the ideas he presents lead straight to the essence of practicing Tea Ceremony. He begins with an insightful Buddhist koan by Zhao Zhou and finishes by [...]