These sections were easy to read and grasp and the personality of the author shines through.
This book serves as great reminder to those of us in the martial arts who sometimes allow our ego to interfere with our life's mission.
There is much, much more to the martial arts than what is taught in the majority of today's politically correct, sports focused dojos.
This book presents a vision of how one can apply the basic tenets of their belief system to real life. Read morePublished 3 months ago by misko
THIS BOOK HAS SOME GOOD PRINCIPLES ABOUT ZEN AND THE MARTIAL ARTS. IT HAS SOME GOOD STORIES AND EXAMPLES TO APPLY TO LIFE AND THE MARTIAL ARTS.Published 8 months ago by JFO
If you are a martial arts practitioner, this book is a must read. I have read it several times, and keep buying copies to hand out to friends in my Kendo classes.Published 8 months ago by Daemon Donigan
I have been a lifetime student of numerous martial art systems, such as Judo, Jujitsu, Karate, Kobudo, Kenjutsu and many other combat arts. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Joseph J. Truncale
Came promptly, in perfect condition. Sort of an impulse buy, but it fit well with me as I became interested in Buddhism from the perspective of the Martial Arts, this fits well... Read morePublished on December 5, 2012 by Kyle
"Fighting without weapons first became...when itinerant monks were often attacked and robbed...because the monks' vows... Read morePublished on December 26, 2009 by J.B.
This is a great book, especially for those who wish to live the life of warriorship. There is much, much more to the martial arts than what is taught in the majority of today's... Read morePublished on October 21, 2008 by Bohdi Sanders, Ph.D.
Deshimaru Roshi (Master Deshimaru) teaches a few lessons on Zen, and its connection to the tradition of martial arts in Japan. Read morePublished on June 20, 2006 by Adrian S.
Marial arts have for the most part sunk into mere sport. True, traditional martial arts training strengthens Ki, destroys egoism and fear, moves the student beyond dualism, and... Read morePublished on January 1, 2005 by Daiun