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August 2016

Chanoyu Lecture: Tenmoku Chawan

Wednesday, August 17, 6:00 p.m.
Advance registration is required: please call 415.433.6553 or email contact@urasenke.org
$5 for students of the Foundation, $15 for non-members

These Chinese teabowls were objects of great historic, economic, and aesthetic power. The seven types of Tenmoku bowls and the thought behind the pairing of bowl with stand will be discussed in this lecture.


Educational Gatherings

The Foundation welcomes school groups (kindergarten through university) and other groups for lecture-presentations at its tearoom facilities. These occasions are individually designed to the interests of each group such as language, literature, aesthetics, philosophy, or history. Please telephone 415.433.6553 to make arrangements.


Northern California Chayu no Kai Events

The Northern California Chayu no Kai or Friends of Tea Association provides opportunities for camaraderie and the enjoyment of the culture of tea among practitioners of the Way of Tea. You need not be a member of the Urasenke Foundation San Francisco to participate; Chayu no Kai membership is open to all. Activities are based on knowledge of tea practice. Chayu no Kai events include regular kagetsu classes in addition to various workshops, chakai and chaji throughout the year. Please call the Urasenke Foundation at 415.433.6553 for more information on joining.

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