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The Japanese tea ceremony

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Summary:The tea ceremony originated in China but was transformed in Japan into an art of infinite resonance with precise rules and formulations. This program is devoted to the Omote Sen-ke school. It shows the uniquely Japanese way in which its traditions are handed down from generation to generation, and demonstrates that suspension in time by which Japanese paying obeisance to a 400-year-old tradition live in the past and the present simultaneously.
Provider:Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Temporal subject: 2001-2010
Topical subjects:Japanese tea ceremony Omote Senke school
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Personal and Family Lives
Films@UM Browse terms:Asian Studies
Japan
Collection:Films@UM
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