Miyamoto Musashi has ratings and 15 reviews. Anthony said: I am not well read on Musashi’s life but like the author, I am a practitioner of both Kend. Kenji Tokitsu is a Japanese author and practitioner of Japanese martial arts. Tokitsu has also written a scholarly work about the legendary swordsman Musashi Miyamoto. The Paperback of the Miyamoto Musashi: His Life and Writings by Kenji Tokitsu at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.
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I have read numerous English language translations of Musashi’s “Go rin no sho”. Musashi’s best-known work, The Book of Five Ringsprovides timeless insight into the nature of conflict. Hayashizaki temple is dedicated to the master of the same name, ksnji lived in the sixteenth century and created the art of iai the art of drawing the sword.
Related resource Contributor biographical information at http: Between tokitsk two, I found I preferred Wilson’s translation for all of 2 or 3 paragraphs, the vast majority of Tokitsu’s interpretation made far more sense when relating it to terms of my own martial miyamkto training. The moment one’s attention is aroused, all of life has to do with training.
A practitioner of Shotokan karate since youth, miyaomto Tokitsu started his own school, the Shaolin-mon “door to Shaolin “, compare the Mumonkan school in Pariswhere he had taught Shotokan karate since Musashi uses the expression cho tan seki ren several times in his work, which literally means “morning” cho”to build” tan”evening” seki”to train” ren.
The catch all for Musashi books. Andre rated it really liked muyamoto Feb 10, Miyamoto Musashi, who lived in Japan in the fifteenth century, was a renowned samurai warrior.
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Well written and researched, without delving too far into hero worship or following trains of speculation too far without kebji sort of evidence.
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I would advise any martial artist or anyone who loves Japanese history to read this work. Writings on the five elements Gorin no sho The scroll of earth The scroll of water The scroll of fire The scroll of wind The scroll of heaven 5. Trivia About Miyamoto Musashi Oliver rated it it was amazing Sep 14, Open to the public ; If you study Japan, study the Samurai. To help us otkitsu your next miyamoo, tell us what you enjoy kenii. Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 1 of 3. Tokitsu has also written a scholarly work about the legendary swordsman Musashi Miyamoto.
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He shares the legends, but really dives well below the surface to give us a look at the human being at the root of the legend. Miyamoto’s life story should be a movie! Thanks for telling us about the problem. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen. Jul 22, Miroku Nemeth rated it it was amazing.
Miyamoto Musashi: His Life and Writings by Kenji Tokitsu
He has become a martial arts icon, known not just as an undefeated dueler, but also as a master of battlefield strategy. Summary “Undefeated swordsman, master of battlefield strategy, martial arts icon – Miyamoto Musashi, who lived in Japan in the s, is the most famous samurai of all time.
He has become a martial arts icon, known not just as an undefeated dueler, but also as a master of battlefield strategy. Kenji Tokitsu has done a superb job at shedding new perspective on one of the most enigmatic figures in Japanese history. These 5 locations in All: If you’re truly interested in Asian philosophy, warcraft and history this is a must read!
In a period of twenty-four hours, he succeeded in drawing his sword ten thousand times. Books by Kenji Tokitsu.