Idea Books

100 Beautiful Words in the Way of Tea

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Tea ceremony expert Bruce Hamana Sosei offers a collection of words, phrases, and concepts that touch upon the very heart of Japanese traditions and culture. Themes range from the seasons, flora and fauna, and other natural phenomena, to useful or ceremonial objects, important calendar days, gods and spirits, and the formal tea ceremony itself. Clear and detailed explanations are given for each word introduced in the book, as well as the relationships between certain words and their meanings, and the whole is organized according to the new year period followed by the four seasons.
112 p, ills color, 13 x 19 cm, pb, Japanese/English