Etiquette for Guests During Tea Ceremonies The standard number of guests for a small meeting is between 4-5. Guests have certain roles during the ceremony. OolongDragon.com Shokyaku is the guest of honor, Jikyaku is the second guest, the rest are Kyaku and the last guest is called Tsume. OolongDragon.com The Tsume have a special rank and designated seating in the Chashitsu (tearoom). OolongDragon.com The Shokyaku, or the guest of honor , is the primary person to communicate with the Teishu. OolongDragon.com The Shokyaku asks the Teishu questions about the tea utensils such as their origin. The Shokyayu should always ask politely and thank the Teishu. OolongDragon.com To be eaten only after the Teishu has already warmed the Chawan with hot water from the Kama and has disposed of the waste water. OolongDragon.com • Get the tea bowl or chawan • Bow • Prepare to drink the tea • Clean the rim OolongDragon.com The Shokyaku asks the guests if they want more tea. If not, they will request the Teishu to clean up and end the ceremony. OolongDragon.com For more information on Japanese Tea Ceremonies, Visit our Website!
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