Buddhist Calligraphy Masters Short Video

Buddhist Calligraphy Masters Chogyam Trunpa Rinpoche, Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, Tai Situ Rinpoche, and Maezumi Roshi create calligraphies for exhibitions and fundraising over the years. Video compiled by Shambhala Art International.

Ikebana Basics: A Comparison of Styles

Here EileenKay, Sogetsu instructor in Boulder, CO, discusses the differences in two styles of ikebana flower arranging — classic and free-style — in the Sogetsu tradition.

For this demonstration, Eileen used the Storm Suiban and the black Nageire vase, available on Ziji.com.

ikebana container storm suibanikebana vase nagiere cylinder

Ikebana Demonstration – Sogetsu School, Classic Style

Ikebana demonstration of a classic-style arrangement in the Sogetsu tradition. Arrangement by Eileen Kay, Sogetsu instructor in Boulder, CO.

ikebana container storm suibanFor this demonstration, Eileen used the Storm Suiban ikebana container available on Ziji.com.

Product details: Japanese ceramic; 12.5″ x 7″

How to Make a Bowl of Matcha

Introduction to matcha (Japanese powdered tea) and how to make a great bowl of matcha. Demonstration by Michael Ricci, Urasenke Tea Instructor, Boulder, CO.

Ikebana Demonstration – Sogetsu School, Nageire Free-style

Ikebana demonstration of a free-style ikebana arrangement in the Sogetsu tradition. Arrangement by Eileen Kay, Sogetsu instructor in Boulder, CO.

ikebana vase nagiere cylinderFor this demonstration, Eileen used the Nageire Cylinder Ikebana Vase available on Ziji.com.

Product details: Ceramic; 11.75″ high x 3.5″ diameter. Available in black and white.