Kodo Incense Ceremony
Receive a Comprehensive Initiation in the Traditional Kodo Incense Ceremony
Tea-master Tyas Sōsen will guide you through a traditional kodo incense ceremony. Savour and competitively distinguish the fragrances of different incense woods. In the format of a traditional incense-game, Sōsen will prepare 2 kinds of incense woods for you to listen to and distinguish. The incense ritual will be followed by a conclusive service of thin tea according to the tea ceremony.
approximately 2 hours
USD 500 per session.
max 3 persons
(inquire for sessions with larger groups)
Qualified Instructor in the Way of Tea as taught by the Enshū school. Nihoncha Instructor.
Learn more about Tyas Sōsen.
424-2 Kasugachō, Kamigyōku, Kyoto, 602-8023 JAPAN
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