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Chado Relay

Urasenke Tankokai Associations in North America

Urasenke Tankokai associations throughout North America will take part in this event by posting on the Chado Relay Facebook page, as well as Instagram #urasenketea with photos and captions that will spread Daisosho-sama’s message of “Peacefulness through a Bowl of Tea.”

Each Association will also create a post sharing some background on their Association, annual activities (pre-COVID) or significant events.

Earlier in the year, the Urasenke Tankokai Quebec Association started an online relay for its members which can serve as reference.

The Chado Relay will start on September 2, 2020, which marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and will continue through the end of the year. Like the Olympic Torch Relay, it will stop in each city for two to three days before being passed to the next association.

The purpose of the relay is to create stronger ties between members and associations, to show colleagues around the world how we are continuing our tea practice, and to introduce broader audiences to the spirit of “harmony, respect, purity and tranquility.”

Opening Messages

Hounsai Daisosho

Zabosai Oiemoto

Scheduled Route

Disclaimer: This is a travel destination map and does not represent actual locations of Associations.

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Cover for Urasenke World Chado Relay / 裏千家世界茶道リレー
Urasenke World Chado Relay / 裏千家世界茶道リレー

Urasenke World Chado Relay / 裏千家世界茶道リレー

[GOAL] The inspiration came from Daisosho Sama’s teaching: “Peacefulness through a bowl of tea” and from Oiemoto Sama’s aim to build strong shachus.

第3回「茶道」/京都迎賓館-おもてなしの心- ... See MoreSee Less
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茶入の仕覆・笹蔓金襴です。 ... See MoreSee Less
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A Happy New Year for all Urasenke friends.あけましておめでとうございます。茶道会館の元旦は、お稲荷さんのお供えと榊の交換ではじまります。北見宗幸理事長の監修する白紙舎で制作された辰の置物も一緒に飾りました。縁起の良い龍の年、今年もよろしくお願い申し上げます。 ... See MoreSee Less
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