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Bushido and the art of living: an inquiry into Samurai values

By: Bennett, Alexander.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Japan library. Publisher: Tokyo Japan Publishing Industry Foundation for Culture (JPIC) 2017Description: 173 p. Includes bibliography.ISBN: 9784916055866.Subject(s): Bushido | Samurai | Art of livingDDC classification: 170.440952 Summary: What is Bushido? What is Budo? How are the culture and traditions of samurai connected with modern martial arts? Is the ancient wisdom of Japan's feudal warriors truly relevant in the twenty-first century? If so, how can it be accessed? This book addresses these questions and is a must-read not only for martial artists but also for those who want to know more about the enigmatic Japanese mind and notions of self-identity. https://japanlibrary.jpic.or.jp/books/published/philosophyandreligion/001812.html
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Slot 174 (0 Floor, West Wing) Non-fiction 170.440952 B3B8 (Browse shelf) Available 201991

Originally published in the Japanese language under the title Nihonjin no shiranai bushido, by Bungeishunju Ltd. in 2013

Table of contents

Zanshin: lingering mind and the essence of Bushido
Koyo-gunkan and the ideal leader
Dead ready to live: Hagakure and Budo-shoshinshu
Live and let live: the life-giving sword
Bushido: the dark and the light

What is Bushido? What is Budo? How are the culture and traditions of samurai connected with modern martial arts? Is the ancient wisdom of Japan's feudal warriors truly relevant in the twenty-first century? If so, how can it be accessed?
This book addresses these questions and is a must-read not only for martial artists but also for those who want to know more about the enigmatic Japanese mind and notions of self-identity.

https://japanlibrary.jpic.or.jp/books/published/philosophyandreligion/001812.html

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