Monday, April 24, 2006

The Search for The Essence of Aikido

In order to understand the essence of Aikido we must consider the state of mind of the Founder. Otherwise, the essence of Aikido cannot be understood. When we demonstrate techniques in the dojo we should explain that this is kotodoma... We have to show ki in realistic terms. We have to show that this is not a budo for competition.

Rinjiro Shirata
Have you considered the mind of the Founder today?

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