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The Philosophy of Aikido

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Published by Kodansha International (JPN) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oriental martial arts,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Martial Arts - Aikido,
  • Sports,
  • Teachings,
  • Martial Arts & Self-Defense,
  • 1883-1969,
  • Aikido,
  • Philosophy,
  • Ueshiba, Morihei,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9037364M
    ISBN 104770025343
    ISBN 109784770025340


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IAIDO DVD; Contact. Calligraphy Scrolls () John Stevens (born ) is a Buddhist priest, teacher of Buddhist studies and Aikido teacher. Stevens formerly taught Eastern philosophy at Tohoku Fukushi University in Japan.

His Aikido rank is 7th dan lived in Sendai from to He currently resides in Honolulu, Hawaii where he instructs at Aikido-Ohana dojo.

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It may seem like a grim philosophy for guiding a lifetime of training, and indeed O Sensei said that Aikido must be joyful. There is a uniquely Japanese philosophy, mono no aware, which refers to a deep appreciation and aching sadness at the poignancy and transience of beauty and life.

At its heart it recognizes that the falling sakura (cherry blossom) is all the more beautiful and sublime.