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Etiquette for Guests During Tea Ceremonies

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					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.




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Shokyaku is the guest of honor, Jikyaku
is the second guest, the rest are Kyaku
and the last guest is called Tsume.
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   The Tsume
have a special
      rank and
   designated
seating in the
   Chashitsu
    (tearoom).
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The Shokyaku, or the guest of honor , is
the primary person to communicate with
the Teishu.




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The Shokyaku asks the
Teishu questions about
the tea utensils such as
their origin.
 The Shokyayu
 should always
ask politely and
   thank the
    Teishu.
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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.
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• Get the tea bowl or chawan
• Bow
• Prepare to drink the tea
• Clean the rim




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The Shokyaku asks the guests if
 they want more tea. If not, they
 will request the Teishu to clean
       up and end the ceremony.




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