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The Different Chashitsu Tea Rooms OolongDragon.com


Different-size rooms are named based on the number of Tatami mats and how they are laid out.

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Tea Room Features:

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Tatami mats cover the floor and there is usually an alcove or Tokonoma in the room.


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1) Sadouguchi (茶道口)

This is used by the host to enter and exit the tearoom when carrying the tea utensils.


Taikobusuma

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A sliding door which has a lattice frame on both sides of the door with white paper.


Fusuma

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A type of sliding door found ancient Japanese houses.

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2) Tokobashira (床ć&#x;ą) Made of high quality wood consistent with the principle of Wabi.


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Red pine is sometimes used with the bark left on. An aitebashira is a pillar found on the other side of it.


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3) Otoshigake (落としがけ)

It supports the short wall located in front of the alcove. Usually made of red cedar, red pine, or Paulownia wood.


4) Kakejiku (掛蝸)

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Calligraphy, paintings, waka poetry, letters and Zen phrases are hung on the walls.


5) Tokogamachi

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Tokonoma lower beam


6) Temaeza Tatami mat used by the Teishu when preparing tea & to re-ignite the fire.

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7) Nijiriguchi (にじり口)

A small opening for the guests to use as entry.


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8) Tokonoma (Alcove)

The most important part of the room. It is where the hanging scroll and flowers are displayed.


Chashitsu Variations: 1.Nijo 2 mats are used & the fire pit is placed in the Temaeza with a board measuring 3inches(7.5cm) behind it. OolongDragon.com


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2. Naga-yojo

A rectangular Chashitstu with 4 mats and with a fire pit located between the Teishu and his guests.


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Has 2 guest mats and a shorter one for the Teishu. The fire pit is between the Teishu and his guests.

3. Nijo-Daime


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4. Hira-Sanjo

Has 3 mats with the fire pit also between the Teishu and his guests.


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5. Ichijo-Daime

With one mat for the guests and a smaller mat for the Teishu. The fire pit is situated in the Teishu’s matted area.


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6. Yojohan This chashitsu has four and a half mats.


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7. Fuka-Sanjo

A 3 mat Chashitsu where the fire pit is located in the Teishu’s matted side on the side of the wall with a 45cm board.


8. Old-style Naga-yojo

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Traditional, rectangular & with 4 mats and a fire pit between the Teishu and guests. It has a 15cm board.


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