Every year during the second week of February - and this year for the 5th year, the Juko Tea Gathering: Nara Tea Congress is held. The event extends over the span of one whole week, and is hosted throughout Nara city at a total of 8 different temples and shrines. I, together with my tutor Stephen Sōshun participate in this gathering every year.
An interpretation of tea ceremony, by Terrie Lloyd, a long-term technology and media entrepreneur living in Japan. (This article was published on Terrie's Take, a bi-weekly focused look at the…
We were invited by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), and the Grandmaster to aid with the smooth progression of the service and to provide translation to our foreign audience from an educated insider point of understanding.