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August 2021

Chanoyu Lecture via Zoom: Roji 露地

Thursday, August 26, 6:00 p.m.
RSVP: Please email contact@urasenke.org to register. Zoom invitation will be sent to registrants in advance of the lecture.
$10/lecture for members, $15/lecture for non-members. Checks may be sent to the Urasenke Foundation at 2143 Powell Street, SF, CA 94133.

In this lecture, Dropping the Dust of the World: A Passage through the Roji, the garden approach to the tearoom is looked at through the subtle features that effect this state of mind.


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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