The student says, “I am very discouraged about my tea study. What should I do?”
Sensei says, “Encourage others.”
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It has been more than a week since we had an intensive workshop here in Portland with Machida Gyotei sensei and we are grateful to Urasenke and Oiemoto for sending him to Portland. I don’t remember the last time we had a Gyotei sensei in Portland, but I have studied with them while I was …
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Tim McRobert produced a half hour documentary about Chado: The Way of Tea in Oregon. It will be broadcast on Oregon Public Broadcasting cable this Sunday. It was shot at the Portland Japanese Garden and various tea rooms around the Portland area.
Issoan Tea School is one of the groups featured in the film.You …
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