Daily Zen Tokonoma


Unadorned and awaiting your own small vase of flowers or statue….

“…if you go into a noon tea on some irritatingly hot summer day, you may discover in the darkened coolness of the tokonoma a single lily in a hanging vase; dripping with dew, it seems to smile at the foolishness of life.”  Kakuzo Okakura in the Book of Tea

The general dimensions are 18 1/2″ tall x 13 – 14″ wide; the custom platforms vary in depth from 2 1/2 inches deep to 3 5/8″ deep and offer a choice of varying shapes.  Currently, we are working in birch and cherry.