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New Moon Tea Ceremony July

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Temple KUKURI

10723 Fair Oaks Blvd.

Fair Oaks, ca 95628

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This is our monthly New Moon Tea Ceremony & Meditation open to public.

The Way of Tea for Serenity - Harmony, Respect, Purity and Tranquility 和 敬 清 寂

Come experience the Japanese tradition of the Way of Tea, or Chadō in our modern style peaceful tea room. Let the tea ceremony be your meditative time and let it guide you to feel simple joy and appreciation.

$10-$20 suggested donation. (We appreciate your contributions to our temple. You can also reserve your seat by emailing. Donation will be also collected at the end of each ceremony. )
Reservation is highly recommended. Space is limited. Drop-in is only available when we still have seats left.

Cancellation Policy: Please let us know when you cancel so we can give your seat to other guests.

What to wear at the tea ceremony: There are no dress codes but we appreciate if you can wear clean sock in our tea room. We have floor seatings and chair seatings. Comfortalbe clothes and no short skirts are recommended for floor seatings.




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What is a Japanese Tea Ceremony?

Chadō is a cultural tradition of Japan that was developed in the 15th and 16th centuries in close conjunction with Zen. The basic principles of Chadō are expressed in these words:"Harmony can be created between persons, between objects, between a person and an object ... among all matter of the world. We should respect everyone and everything without distinction of status or rank. Spiritual purity is essential and we can embody tranquility only when we make harmony, respect and purity our own".

​What do I expect at the ceremony?

At a Temple KUKURI tea ceremony, we serve organic green tea/Matcha (caffeine-free mulberry leaf tea is also an available option) to each guest along with Japanese traditional confection on a piece of paper called Kaishi. Your role as a guest is simply to be willing to be fully present and open to the possibilities of this particular gathering of people, this particular time and space. As we say,"Treasure each encounter as a once-in-a-lifetime event". "一期一会” in the principle of Chado. We will guide you on how to receive the confection and tea. No prior experience is necessary.

We usually serve two groups in different times. Each group usually takes about 45 minutes to receive tea and to have a short quiet time/meditation time at the end. Each group can have a maximum of 12 people. first come, first served, so we highly recommend signing up for a ceremony beforehand by contacting us (please specify the time you would like to come) or online registration.

If you would like to experience the richest, finest, smoothest tasting, organic, aromatic green tea - Matcha - come and join us at Temple KUKURI. It will change your tea experience forever!

For more info, please go to https://www.templekukuri.org/new-moon-tea-ceremony

​Blessings and joy,

Temple KUKURI

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10723 Fair Oaks Blvd.

Fair Oaks, ca 95628

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