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Ellis Amdur
11-13-2016, 05:32 PM
I have posted an excellent new essay by Dave Lowry within my Kogenbudo blog, discussing the essence of tea ceremony and its simulacrum--training within a traditional martial way. Tea ceremony has always been somewhat of a puzzle to me, particularly its relationship, in traditional bushi eyes, to martial traditions developed in the Edo period. This essay answers my questions. It can be viewed here (http://kogenbudo.org/心情庵-a-place-to-be-completely-you/):