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DSCN4270Removing Teabowl or Sweets Dish

  1. Enter the room with your right foot, and sit before the guest.
  2. Say “Osage itashimasu” (I shall clear it away), and give a formal bow.
  3. Take the tea bowl with the right hand.
  4. Place it on the left palm and support it with the left hand.
  5. Shift a bit towards the lower seat with your knee, stand with your left foot, and fall back to the mizuya.

Points to Note When Handling the Tea Bowl
When holding the tea bowl, be careful not the put your fingers inside the bowl over the rim. Carry it wrapping [your hand] around the outside.
Furthermore, antique tea bowls often have mended or damaged sections. Since they might be prone to breaking, it’s vital you carry the bowl without touching those parts.

茶碗・菓子器を下がる
①右足から席に入る、客の前に座る
②「お下げいたします」と、真のお辞儀
③右手で茶碗を持つ
④左掌に茶碗をののせ、右手を添える
⑤下座に向かって一膝切り、左足から立ち、水屋に下がる

茶碗を扱うときの注意点
茶碗を持つときは、茶碗の縁から中に指を入れないように注意してください。外側を包むこむように持ちましょう。
なお、時代物の茶碗などには、つくろいや傷があるものがあります。壊れやすい場合もあるので、その部分には手を触れないように持つことが肝心です。

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Bringing in Sweets (Using a Kashi-bachi)

  1. Holding the sweets bowl with both hands, enter the room.
  2. Place it in front on your knees with both hands. (From the viewpoint of the guest, it should be outside the tatami’s edge)
  3. Scoot back a little, and give a formal bow.

Bringing in Sweets (Using a Fuchidaka)

  1. Holding the fuchidaka with both hands, enter the room.
  2. From the guest’s viewpoint, place it outside the tatami edge, then scoot back a little, and give a formal bow. (Line up your fingertips)

Items That Have a Seam:
For “Square” items, advance with the seam on the far side from the guests.
For “Round” items, come with the seam in front where the guests can see.
It’s useful to remember “Maru Mae, Kaku Mukou” (Round Front, Square Back).

菓子器を出す(菓子鉢の場合)
①菓子鉢を両手で持ち、席に入る
②両手で膝前に置く
(客から見て縁外に寄せて置く)
③一膝下がり、真のお辞儀

菓子器を出す(縁高の場合)
①縁高を両手で持ち、席に入る
②客から見て縁外に置き、一膝下がり、真のお辞儀
(指先を揃える)

とじ目のある物は
「角」の場合は、とじ目を客から見て向こう側にすすめます。
「丸」の場合は、とじ目を客から見て前にきます。
「丸前、角向こう」と覚えると便利です。

DSCN4268The Basics of Ohakobi (Bringing in Tea)
At a large chakai, even beginners have the chance to bring in tea, so it’s necessary to clearly remember how. Also, experienced practitioners should recheck how it is properly conducted.

Bringing in Thin Tea

  1. With the tea bowl steadied by the right hand and set on top of the kobukusa on your left hand, enter the tea room with your right foot and sit before the guest.
  2. Turn the bowl twice to the right, so that the front of it faces the guest.
  3. Place the bowl outside of tatami’s edge, as viewed from the guest’s seat.
  4. Fold the kobukusa in half.
  5. Place the kobukusa to the side of your right knee. With both hands on your knees, scoot back a bit, left, then right.
  6. Give a formal bow.
  7. Take the kobukusa with your right hand.
  8. Return the kobukusa to your breast pocket.
  9. Turn towards the lower seat, shift your knee back, stand with the left foot, and return to the mizuya.

The Direction of the Kobukusa
When the kobukusa is open upon your left palm, the wasa (unsewn edge) should be on the right.

お運びの基本
大きな茶会では、初心者の方もお運びをする機械があるので、しっかりと覚えておく必要があります。また、経験者の方も、もう一度その所作を確認しましょう。

薄茶を出す
①左手の古綿紗に茶碗をのせて右手を添え、右足から席に入る、客の前に座る
②右まわいに二回、茶碗をまわして、正面を客に向ける
③茶碗を客から見て縁外に出す
④古綿紗を折り返す
⑤古綿紗を右膝横に置き、両手を膝にあて、左右に一膝下がる
⑥真のお辞儀
⑦右手で古綿紗を取る
⑧古綿紗を懐中する
⑨下座に向かって、一膝切り、左足から立ち、水屋に戻る

古綿紗の向き
左掌に古綿紗を広げるとき、わさが右側になるようにします。

Things Prohibited in the Tea Room and Mizuya
The area of a tea ceremony and practice is a special place. Just bringing in your normal casual behavior is taboo. Here, let us introduce some points you must be careful about.

  • Entering the tea room wearing a watch or rings
  • Having your fan while your fukusa in tucked in at your waist
  • Entering the tea room barefoot
  • Spreading out your fingers
  • Hooking our finger into a bowl
  • Bending over to pick up things
  • Taking notes during okeiko
  • Talking on your mobile
  • Text messaging on your mobile
  • Extending out your legs if they fall asleep

茶室・水屋での禁止事項
茶席や稽古の場は、特別な空間です。
普段何気なくしている所作を、そのまま持ち込むのは禁物です。
ここでは、いくつか気をつけなければならないポイントをご紹介しましょう。

時計や指輪付けて席に入る
袱紗を腰に付け、扇子も持つ
素足で席に入る
指を広げる
まむし指になる
中腰になって物を取る
稽古中にメモを取る
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