The tea ceremony is to treat a guest with a traditional style and to serve powdered green tea.
It isn’t only enjoying serve tea and drink, but also enjoying artworks,
the tea service set and the tea-ceremony room.
Many traditional art things are fused into tea ceremony,
space about the house including a tea-ceremony room and the garden,
crafts, which is tea service set and for appreciating,
foods, such as kaiseki cuisine or the Japanese sweet coming out to a tea ceremony
and manners to treat a guest comfortably.
It is a composite art to extend over the large field.
Moreover, Tea ceremony associated with Zen Buddhism deeply,
and the produced moral culture called “Wabi , Sabi”.
“Wabi , Sabi” is meaning of to accept unsatisfied feeling, cheerless and lonesome, and to do deeply modest .
In the tea ceremony, it is the core mind of this “Wabi , Sabi”.
Calming a feeling by concentrating to make tea in the quiet space called the tea-ceremony room.
And reviewing oneself by the doing, then raising mind mentally.
In addition, there is the word “一期一会, Ichibo ichie, once-in-a-lifetime encounter” at the tea ceremony.
This meaning is that
thinking the encounter with the person to be an once-in-a-lifetime thing and doing the best for the person.
At the tea ceremony, it’s the important to have these noble mind.