This is the original Sado Nyumon in Japanese.

The Posture of Seiza, How to Stand, How to Sit

The Posture of Seiza

Omotesenke
For men, both knees are set apart to the degree they are stable. Women set both knees apart so a fist can be placed in the space between. Usually, only the big toes overlap, the left foot’s big toe beneath and the right foot’s big toe above. Be sure to stretch the hips and chest to sit correctly. The host places both hands on the lap. The guest, folding the hands, places them on the lap. Whichever hand is natural–right hand or left hand–is on top.

Urasenke
For men, the space between both knees is two fists. For women, the space between both knees is opened so one fist can be placed (between). As for the feet, the heels are opened to the degree the big toes overlap, and the hips are set (on that). Both elbows are slightly spread to the degree that the shape of a horizontal fist for men, a vertical fist for women, can be placed (between). To sit correctly, stretched your spine straight, be sure to pull the chin a little, and the face looks straight forward. The host seperates the elbows on both sides to about the degree of having one egg (between). Both hands are placed naturally on the lap, fingers uniform. The guest folds (the hands) slightly on the lap, with the right hand on top.

Mushanokoji
To sit correctly, men make an allowance of about (enough to) place one fist space in the space between both knees. Women do not really seperate their knees. Straighten your back, With the feeling of hanging your center of balance a little to the back, the fellow big toes on both feet overlap to the degree they are slightly touching. As for the hands, the host places them above both knees. The guest places both hands slightly overlapping (left hand on top) on top the lap.

Yabunouchiryu
Men sit correctly opening both knees with about (enough space to) place two fists in the space between. Women with one fist placed in the space between both knees. Both hands are overlaped on the lap so that the fingertips are covered.

How to Stand

Omotesenke
Both hands set on both knee caps respectively, do not move without changing the position of both feet. Raising your hips half way slowly, be sure not swing your body, and stand up. When standing up, be sure that both feet are uniform. (You musn’t draw one foot back).

Urasenke
Leaving both hands set lightly on the knees, simultaneously rise to tuck the toes under of both feet, set the hips above both heels. Making sure not to pull down the upper posture from the hips, make the heels of both feet uniform. When standing up, because the general rule is standing with the knee in the direction of geza, at a normal tea party, stand a little with the right knee. As you stand up, lower both hands to both sides, and stand straight up. In this case, because the right foot is half a foot forward of the left foot, advance forward with the left foot.

Mushanokojisenke
Simultaneously tuck the toes under both feet, set the hips above the heels, and move (one of your feet) forward half a foot. Raise that foot’s knee a little, steady the upper body for a moment on both the left and right heels, and being sure to push up the upper body, stand up. When standing up, make the feet uniform.

Yabunouchiryu
Bend the toes inside, and set your center of balance on top of the heels. Now, pull the right knee, and then pull the left knee, and once more pull the right knee, and raising your hips halfway, tuck the toes under (the feet). Stand up from the right knee. This time, the heels of both feet remain fixed together on the inside. At once standing up, pull the left foot and make both feet uniform.

How to Sit

Omotesenke
Sit with both feet lined up naturally. You musn’t sit by pulling (one of your feet back) half a foot.

Urasenke

Mushanokojisenke
Sit by putting one of your feet a little forward, lowering your upper body, setting down in turn the knee of the foot behind and then the knee of the foot put (forward), and making both knees uniform. *You musn’t sit making both feet uniform from the knees.

Yabunouchiryu
Making both feet’s toes uniform, pull the right foot half a foot, then full the left foot half a foot back. Once more, pull the right foot back and quietly bend both knees and lower the hips. Place in turn the right knees, then left knee. Lower the hips to the heels and sit by pulling back your left knee.

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