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Book of Five Rings

“There is timing in the whole life of the warrior, in his thriving and declining, in his harmony and discord. Similarly, there is timing in the Way of the merchant, in the rise and fall of capital. All things entail rising and falling timing. You must be able to discern this.”

Samurai warrior Miyamoto Musashi wrote a book on the art of the sword (kenjutsu) discussing that battle can be divided into the five essences of Buddhism: earth, water, fire, wind and void. He covers leadership and training, technique, timing, spirituality and consciousness.

Thursday, 10.11.2011
21:45 (Cet)

 
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