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The Art of Peace : Shambhala Pocket Classics - Morihei Ueshiba

The Art of Peace

Shambhala Pocket Classics

By: Morihei Ueshiba, John Stevens (Translator)


Published: 10th November 1992
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The inspirational teachings in this collection show that the real way of the warrior is based on compassion, wisdom, fearlessness, and love of nature. The teachings are drawn from the talks and writings of Morihei Ueshiba, founder of the popular Japanese martial art of Aikido, a mind-body discipline he called the "Art of Peace," which offers a nonviolent way to victory in the face of conflict. Ueshiba believed that Aikido principles could be applied to all the challenges we face in life--in personal and business relationships, and in our interactions with society. This is an expanded version of the original miniature edition that appeared in the Shambhala Pocket Classics series. It features a new introduction by John Stevens, recently translated "doka, " didactic "poems of the Way," and Ueshiba's own calligraphy.

"This small, elegant book is filled with the wisdom and artistry of a great man. This collection of Morihei Ueshiba's sayings and poetry resonates with deep meaning, making this a gem of a book. The book itself is of very high quality--compact and well-bound, with clear print and beautifully reproduced images of Ueshiba's calligraphy. A CD of the book, read in a clear, calm voice, is also a very nice inclusion. It is an important collection for the reflective artist, and practically applicable to those intent on living a grounded, sensitive life."--Journal of Asian Martial Arts

ISBN: 9780877738510
ISBN-10: 0877738513
Series: Shambhala Pocket Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 140
Published: 10th November 1992
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 11.3 x 8.7  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.05