Chado Links

Urasenke Chanoyu (Japanese Tea Ceremony) Websites and Classes in USA

Urasenke Foundation, Seattle Branch (major tea ceremony organization)
http://eastwestchanoyucenter.org/

Chado Association of Philadelphia: has an online newsletter and lessons
http://www.phillytea.org/ and blog

Chado Urasenke Tankokai, Washington DC Association: newsletter, classes, etc.
http://www.tankokaidc.org/

Urasenke Chanoyu Center of New York
http://www.urasenkeny.org

Chado Urasenke Tankokai, Los Angeles Association
http://www.urasenkela.org/laassociation.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HGr9BGIB6Ys (YouTube)

Chado Urasenke Tankokai, Houston, TX
http://www.urasenkehouston.org/classes

Gessha Japanese Tea House—Todd Frey, classes held at a private house in York, PA
http://gessha.com/index.html

Japan House, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
http://japanhouse.art.illinois.edu/en/

Classes in Austin, TX
http://sheilafling.com/chado/lessonsevents.html

General Articles

Chanoyu glossary
http://www.shibuiswords.com/jaanuschanoma.htm

About Japanese tea ceremony
http://www.shibuiswords.com/japantea.htm

All sorts of information and pictures on chanoyu
http://japanese-tea-ceremony.net/

Wabi-sabi tea aesthetic
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wabi-sabi
http://nobleharbor.com/tea/chado/WhatIsWabi-Sabi.htm

Chado blog
https://sweetpersimmon1.blogspot.com/

Tea Utensils

Utensils:

Teabowl styles
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chawan

Diagrams of tea utensils with Japanese names
http://terebess.hu/english/lexikon/teaceremony.html

Excellent diagrams and description of utensils
http://wiki.chado.no/Chawan

Raku teabowl workshop with Richard Brandt
https://sweetpersimmon1.blogspot.com/2011/07/born-in-fire.html

Chawan and the Soul of a Bowl
http://www.shibuiswords.com/chawantea.htm

The Evolution Of Japanese Ceramics
http://www.shibuiswords.com/historyCeramics.htm

Japanese Pottery Information Center
http://www.e-yakimono.net/

To Purchase Japanese Tea And Utensils

Pottery for Tea Ceremony in Austin (Linda Mosley), lmosley.com
Asahi Imports, 6105 Burnet Rd, Austin, 78757 (tea, bamboo tea whisk, tea scoop, etc.)
Central Market, 4001 North Lamar Blvd, Austin, 78756 (tea & tea whisk)
Rikyucha rikyucha.com
Matcha and More matchaandmore.com