Sado (Tea Ceremony)


HiSUi TOKYO Sado (Tea Ceremony)

Find tranquility through the refined and elaborate art of the tea ceremony.

Throughout the year, we carefully adjust the decorations and procedures of the tea ceremony to match the ever-changing seasons. We do this based on the idea that humankind is one with nature and should follow the flow of nature in order to reach a heightened level of spirituality.

Our tea room is an authentic 8-tatami-mat-sized tea room modeled after the teahouses from the Azuchi-Momoyama period. As you learn more about and experience the refined art of our tea ceremony, you can further appreciate the tranquility.

HiSUi TOKYO’s tea ceremony builds on the teachings of “Sen no Rikyu”, a historical figure who had a profound influence on the Japanese way of tea, especially the tradition of “Wabi-cha”. Wabi-cha is one of the main styles of tea ceremonies, which originated in the Azuchi-Momoyama period.

Wabi-cha puts more emphasis on connecting Japanese tea ceremonies with spirituality. To attain this, the Sen no Rikyu style, emphasizes simplicity which reduced the space of the tea room to the bare minimum and made it more practical to focus on the tea ceremony and the communion of host and guests. With this, you will find a deeper understanding of your surrounding, self and the essence of Japanese culture.

Here at HiSUi TOKYO, we believe in providing the highest quality experience of Japanese culture. If you are visiting Japan and interested in learning more about Japanese tea ceremony or other Japanese art forms, please try our Culture Experience Plan. If you are living in Japan and would like to become a student, please take a look at our monthly membership plan. We are looking forward to meeting you and making your experience in Japan a memorable one!