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Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Chanoyu
The Japanese Tea Ceremony

"It is essentially a worship of the Imperfect, as it is a tender attempt to accomplish something possible in this impossible thing we know as life."
- Kakuzo Okakura, The Book of Tea

Books

The Book of Tea by Kakuzo Okakura. 2002.

Chado: The Japanese Way of Tea by Sen Soshitsu. 1979.

Tea Ceremony Utensils by Fujioka, Ryoichi. 1973.

Zen in the Art of the Tea Ceremony by Horst Hammitzch. 1993.

The Art of Chabana: Flowers for the Tea Ceremony by Henry Mittwer. 1974.

Historical Chanoyu by Herbert E. Plutschow. 1986.

Japanese Temples and Tea-houses by Blaser Werner. 1956.

Tea Life, Tea Mind by Sen Soshitsu. 1979.

The World in a Bowl of Tea: Healthy, Seasonal Foods Inspired by the Japanese Way of Tea by Bettina Vitell. 1997.

Videos

The Japanese Tea Ceremony (Omote Senke School) (VHS, 30 min., 1988).

The Taste of Japan: A Tradition of Hospitality (VHS, 30 min., 1989).

Revised by Linda Fernandes
Asian Pacific Resource Center Librarian


Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month | U.S. Census Facts
Chinese New Year | Notable Asian Americans

Revised 09/11


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