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    Tea is a hot drink made by infusing crushed dried leaves from a tea-plant. The English word “tea” comes from the Chinese word “te” (pronounced as “tay”) which means tea (Marcus, 2016). In the History of Tea article, it is said that “tea” has been with us since 2700 B.C. When China’s mythical emperor Shennong lived, he had tasted all of the herbs known to man including tea leaves, he was regarded as the father of Chinese medicine. Even though many people prepare tea differently it seems that a few countries prepare it in a more traditional way. The places that make tea traditionally would be China, Japan, and Britain. In China they started out using it as a medical treatment, now they prepare it as a celebratory tea ceremony called the…

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    The reasons that I registered in tea ceremony class in this semester is that I am strongly interested in the Japanese tea ceremony due to the knowledge of tea culture in my country, my personal experience during last spring break, and the self-requirement I set up for myself as a international student. I have desire to learn the Japanese tea ceremony culture because I want to know the difference between Japanese SADOU and Taiwanese CHAYI (arts of tea). When I was child, I had learned some basic…

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    that I will always admire. One day, I would love to visit Japan. If I am given the opportunity to major in this field, I know I will highly enjoy it because it really sparks my interest. I love it so much I joined Manga Club. I eventually became the Vice President of Manga Club because I love it so much. There is never a day I don’t enjoy going to the club and seeing the members and catching up on things. Currently, we are learning about the Japanese culture through games such as Jeopardy or we…

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    It is an interesting object to write a biography on, as it occupies such a central place in the history of humanity. This pot had an eventful biography, and was modified in every aspect throughout history, physically, when it was lacquered in gold to be included in the tea ceremony, and when it was relocated from Japan to England; but also socially when it became a ritual object and later on a museum object and ambassador of Japanese culture.21 Writing a biography of the Jomon pot is therefore…

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    Pahkola Masks

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    The Pahkola people have two leaders for their ceremonies on that is in charge of leading the deer dances and one that is in charge of the pahkolam. Both leaders are call Moro, and the leader of the deer dance wears a black mask, but the other dancers were their created masks for the dance. The mask are commonly worn on the back or left side of the head and when a Pahkola person dies the mask is also places on the top of Pahkola person’s head when they are buried, along with a note. These mask…

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    The Japan study tour was a beneficial course to my study of Japanese language and Multimedia, as well as benefiting me personally. The study tour aided my Japanese Language studies as it allowed me to properly immerse myself in the culture and ways of living, allowing me to use my language skills in a more natural environment. To this end it expanded my understanding of the Japanese way of life, and in what circumstances I should use certain aspects of their language. This allowed me to further…

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    Political Culture in India and Japan. Introduction. Both India and Japan have majestic and unique cultures of their own kind. Both countries have a vast culture whose roots are dated back to centuries. Both the countries are well known for their culture. They have gained utmost respect from other parts of the countries due to their awe-inspiring culture. One can see culture as a baroque phenomenon which features morals, laws, knowledge, art, beliefs and all those other credentials that a man may…

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    Japanese American Culture

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    final. The girl would be promoted to the second stage of training : Minarai. A minarai doesn’t have to any housekeeping duties. Minarai’s attend an Ozashiki, which is a banquet with geisha’s who have Minarai’s by their side. They charge one third of the performance fee that the geisha receives. They also work in particular teahouses with the teaching by the person who owns the house. This stage can last a month. The third stage is a Maiko. This stage can last for years. A maiko learns from a…

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    level of the cosmos, which can be mirrored by a trifecta in a human body development; these are heaven (being the highest) equivalent to the head, the middle or the main torso of the body, and the lower level (hell), equivalent to the feet. Since this is an incorporation of both elements of Hindu and Buddhism, these people worship one supreme God, and three manifestations; the Trisakti- the creator, Wisnu – the preserver, and Siwa- the transformer whom help to oversee the people and the spirits…

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    We were excited to play the game. In the state championship the atmosphere was different, there are ceremonies at the beginning and end of the game, along with all your family and friends watching. When we stepped out on the ice I could hear the crowd in the stands, they were excited. The opening ceremony consisted of the National Anthem and an introduction of every player, when your name was called you would skate to center ice and return to the bench. This was an amazing experience, it gave…

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