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Urasenke Portland Association Rikyuki

On April 25,  for Rikyuki, we decided to try a few things a little different.  As the guests came in, they were served osayu in the machiai.  The guests then entered the honseki where they offered a flower in the many hanging vases next to the tokonoma before toko haiken and then viewing the tea …

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Spring Break in Kyoto

My husband and I had the delightful opportunity to fly to Kyoto for a week at the end of March. We were fortunate enough to have scheduled a trip when the sakura blossoms were just beginning to come out. It was so enchanting to walk through the busy streets or along the river and view …

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