Tea Ceremony Project

The Way of  Tea

917201765936Zen Buddhist uses a traditional tea ceremony as a process to the mere enlightenment to see before zero. The important point is that they express spontaneously responding to the circumstances at hand in teaism. According to Nanporoku, the most important essence of Rikyu teaching is the true self that is free from attachment and anxiety, dualistic notions of subject and object. It seems to be certain that our brain tends to consider things visional as truth, indeed they are just an aspect of interpretation through brain edition. From the viewpoint of the affordance, Tenco keeps teaching how to harmonize with nature around the world.




2346589_qliktg5_lIt is extremely important for teaism to put their tea tools on the absolute beautiful places measured by Kanewari in tatami which is a kind of Japanese traditional mat. Kanewari was born of the numbers of 7, 5, and 3 in a drawing called Rakusyo. There are nine numbers in Rakusyo whose total amount is 15 after adding lengthwise, horizontally, and obliquely. The number 15 means prosperity of descendants in Oriental Numerology. Rakusho also shows an art of kingcraft because there are two rotations around the number 5 which means immobility, namely the odd numbers in the drawing rotate anticlockwise threefold and even numbers do clockwise twofold. Putting their tea tools on the absolute beauty in tatami makes tea room harmonize with the microcosm.