Oryoki by Les Kaye

Oryoki by Les Kaye

Oryoki : A Manual for the Construction and Use of Eating Bowls, written by Les Kaye provides a solid overview of not only how to eat in the oryoki style but includes instructions on how to make your own set.   While every Zen center has differences in their styles, these instructions provide clear guidelines that will get you ready to dine in Zen style.

Basic Oryoki Instructions 

Chose Bays demonstrates the oryoki style from start to finish in a concise ten minutes.  While oryoki practice differs on many of the details, it’s a good place to start.

 

Advanced Oryoki Instructions