Japanese Tea Ceremony and lecture on the Historical Context of Zen and the Tea Ceremony

07 June 2015 | Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

The event began with Japanese music, followed by a lecture on “The Historical Context of Zen and the Tea Ceremony” by Professor Emeritus David Waterhouse, East Asian Studies, University of Toronto

Watch the video of Professor Waterhouse’s presentation | Part I, Part II

This was followed by meditation—Zen in motion/stillness exercises—before a tea ceremony demonstration in the Tea Room with members of the Urasenke Tankokai Toronto Association. The session was led by Ms. Helen Kong

Co-presented with:
York Centre for Asian Research; York Centre for Education and Community; Canadian Studies Program, University College, University of Toronto; Department of Social Justice Education, OISE, University of Toronto; Asian Heritage Month Festival 2015; Social Services Network; Buddhist Education Foundation for Canada; Aga Khan Museum; Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre; Japan Foundation

Asian Heritage Month Festival 2015 is partially funded by the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University, Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage, Citizenahip and Immigration Canada and Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

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