We had the great pleasure to meet and practice with old friends and new.
We met in four different tea spaces and had the chance to run through an entire chaji practice with Ulrich Haas-sensei while he visited from Germany.
Acting as host, Roy fills the tsukubai.
Mike calls the guests back for tea by ringing a gong.
The guests listen to the gong and re-enter the tea room for the second half of the tea gathering.
The guests entering the room for the thick and thin tea.
Mike in Roy’s tea room
Tom’s tea room
Lots of practice
Never can get too much of a good thing.