TRUTH is series that depicts Japanese culture and history with fascinating reenactment drama and scientific verification.
The theme of this third installment is “Sen no Rikyu”. He was born in Sakai and has been known as the founder of the traditional Japanese culture of tea ceremony. Sen no Rikyu is credited with perfecting the Japanese tea ceremony. He infused his principles into the ritual and established the wabi-cha style. In the program we meet a tea bowl maker whose family has produced the tea ware developed by Rikyu for over four hundred years. And a visit to the tiny tea house Rikyu designed provides insight into its psychological effect. The program search for the truth about the renowned tea master who inspired rulers and placed an emphasis on spiritual connection. Please watch the program!!
Program Name: “RIKYU TRUTH” (NHK WORLD-JAPAN)
Program HP: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/tv/timetide/20230805/3022032/
Broadcast Date: Aug 5th (Sat) 13:10~13:40 / 20:10~20:40
Aug 6th (Sun) 1:10~1:40