Tabidansu

I do not know why, but I have a fascination with boxes in relation to Tea. I love dogu that has a wooden box, I love chabako, I love satsubako, and I love tabidansu. I would like to share some information about the last one. Tana is the Japanese word used to describe a small table or stand…

Chado Encyclopedia – Ceramic update

The different styled of ceramic was never my strongest area of expertise, in fact I’m quite poor at it. Therefore that has been one of the areas that the Chado Encyclopedia has had some weak articles until now. Through community contribution wiki.chado.no now has much better information about different types of ceramic. We got many nice…

Hakkedana

Living in a country where there are no professional teacher, and not even a very active chado association. I´m limited to study with the dogu I own. Since leaving Kyoto in 2005 I have only had access to a very limited selection of tana. I have a maru joku that I made my self based…

The tana documentation project, 2

This weekend I finally had some time to start on the tana project. I have updated the Tana page with more general information about ko-dana and I have created detailed pages for Koko-dana and Maru-Joku. Furthermore, I created a new page with a list of all the Konomi that I found during the research. Having…

The tana documentation project

As part of the Chado Encyclopedia I wish to make a new section about tana. I hope to create a separate page for each tana. The goal is to collect the following information about each of them: Image of the tana, without any dogu in it. Image of the tana with dogu inside, placed correctly…

The tana documentation project

As part of the Chado Encyclopedia I wish to make a new section about tana. I hope to create a separate page for each tana. The goal is to collect the following information about each of them: Image of the tana, without any dogu in it. Image of the tana with dogu inside, placed correctly…