TEA CEREMONY

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Hishaku (柄杓)

This is a long bamboo ladle with a nodule in the approximate center of the handle. It is used to pour hot water into the tea bowl from the iron pot (kama) and to transfer cold water from the fresh water container to the iron pot when required. A tetsubin does not require the use of a hishaku. Different styles are used for different ceremonies and in different seasons.

  • M2H_ZaiRi89 6y

    Simple but beautiful picture... maybe you can teach me about editing by comment my picture...
  • Eirerun 6y

    Lovely focus!
  • AZshotinthedark 6y

    Very nice and interesting shot. It looks very traditional.Great job.

    Greetings,
    Marcos
  • Hervé Girod 6y

    This is the essence of tea ceremony in a photo I think ;)
  • steffi's 6y

    great use of DoF ... a perfect moment
  • eLjeProks 6y

    what simple beauty !!!
  • "MaRe" 6y

    muy buen encuadre , exquisita imagen y el plus me encantan los colores
  • José X 6y

    very nice tea ceremony ! i love the gentle flow of the water !
    thank very much my friend and have a great week ahead !!
  • dweller88 6y

    god in heaven
  • Pok Wei Chan 6y

    this is very good, zen.
  • toorisky 6y

    Great capture.
  • Ten Directions 6y

    excellent!
  • *angela* 6y

    Such brilliant colors. Love this!
  • silent_click. [offline] 6y

    brilliant picture. Well done !!
  • water-fall 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Tetsubin, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Evolavas 6y

    Nice capture my friend.
    Your stream is a great find, the artistic ability you have is beyond amazing, the different realms of life you explore is amazing as well.
    Keep up the good work, you're an inspiration to many others and not just me, I'd assume (:
  • Amber Yu 6y

    Lovely details.
  • chamekke 5y

    Absolutely fantastic photo. For me it truly captures the feeling of the Way of Tea.
  • Bill 4y

    beautiful...
  • Tigerspaws 3y

    very beautiful and sensitive photo.
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Taken on September 13, 2008
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