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cha·no·yu

 (chä′nô-yo͞o′)
[Japanese cha no yu : cha, tea (from a Chinese source, perhaps Early Mandarin h, also the source of Mandarin chá, from Middle Chinese drε⋮, perhaps ultimately a borrowing of a word in a Tibeto-Burman language of southwest China derived from Proto-Tibeto-Burman *la, leaf, also the source of Burmese lə- in lə-phak, tea) + no, possessive particle + yu, hot water.]
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Noun1.chanoyu - an ancient ritual for preparing and serving and drinking teachanoyu - an ancient ritual for preparing and serving and drinking tea
ceremony - any activity that is performed in an especially solemn elaborate or formal way; "the ceremony of smelling the cork and tasting the wine"; "he makes a ceremony of addressing his golf ball"; "he disposed of it without ceremony"
Nihon, Nippon, Japan - a constitutional monarchy occupying the Japanese Archipelago; a world leader in electronics and automobile manufacture and ship building
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The truth is that a proper tea bowl simply cannot be made without awareness of the chanoyu aesthetic.
Wall panels, an excellent process video and the exhibition set-up emphasised how the teabowl only ever achieves aesthetic value due to its role in the Japanese tea ceremony, the chado or chanoyu.
It is related in style to other traditional Japanese arts such as Ikebana, Sumi-e (black ink painting) and Chanoyu (the tea ceremony).
Japanese engage in a ceremonial preparation of green tea called the "Way of Tea" or chanoyu.
The Book Of Tea was in fact written in English, in order to prove accessible to English-speakers, and presents chanoyu (literally "the way of tea") as a spiritual culture and a ritual that interlaces with the "Art of Life" itself.
At Pepperdine University, students can spend up to eight semesters studying the ancient Japanese tea ceremony known as chanoyu or chado.
The Urasenke Foundation hosts a formal Japanese Chanoyu tea ceremony about once a month in the third-floor teahouse of the museum's downtown home.
His lifestyle, working environment and finished pieces are influenced by Kollwitz's understanding of such seminal aspects of traditional Japanese culture such as Zen Buddhism and chanoyu, the tea ceremony.
The human quest to transform the spirit, the yearning for transcendence, the urge toward enlightenment is at the heart of both the Fluxus and Chanoyu (the Japanese way of tea).