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New classes forming at Issoan

Two new classes forming for February 19

Introduction to Chado, 4:00 pm. 10 week Introduction to Chado the way of tea.  For those who want to know more about Japanese Culture,  this 10 week introduction  will examine the arts of Japan through the ritual preparation and drinking of matcha, Japanese ceremonial tea.  More information …

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Hatsugama 2023

This year Issoan celebrated Hatsugama in a hybrid as still some people cannot come to the tea room, and some people attended from out of town.

The first seki I laid sumi and served tenshin meal.

 

Then a break and our zoom guests joined us for sweets and tea.  Thank you all …

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New Year poetry gathering

Happy New Year from Issoan Tea.  This morning we met for the 5th annual poetry gathering at Issoan.  It is always a popular event as we visit, talk, share incense, potluck food, and sweets and tea over the course of 4 hours as we compose a poem for the year.  This year we had 8 …

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Happy New Year from Issoan Tea

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The longest night

Here we are once again at the turn of the year.  I like to mark the winter solstice and the return of the light.  The days from now on will be getting longer, and in six months we will be sitting in the sun on the longest day of the year.  Seasons turn around year …

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