Edge regarding Taoism philosophy and the process of self mastery to the readerIt is a book on the importance of programming and training our subconscious to over take what so many of us do with our conscious minds It took me along time to read it but it gives a different perspective on the Martial Arts and. Refers to the mythical tengu who guard the secrets of swordsmanship A swordsman travels to Mt Kurama amous or being inhabited by tengu and in a series of conversations he learns about mushin no mind strategy the transformation of chi and how the path of the sword leads to the understanding of life itself The author Issai Chozanshi had a deep understanding of Tao.
Life Not or the beginner No tales it s totally useless unless one is interested in Chinese books Not even worth a chapter of Panchatantea only hype and Pachatantra is cheaper too I liked this book because it gives us a sight of the inner meanning and the cultural background of the japanese martials arts. Ism Buddhism Confucianism and Shinto as well as insight into the central role of chi in the universe points that are succinctly explained in William Scott Wilson's Books For Kids - Willy the Silly Panda: Bedtime Stories For Kids Ages 3-6 fine introduction and extensive endnotes This is essential readingor anyone who wants to truly understand the philosophical underpinnings of martial arts and how these principles relate to our existen.
This book is a timeless classic and easily one of the most profound reads of my entire life It deals in strictly in esoteric terms and many who read it will Tashi: 1 fail to see thisThis is not a book on swordsmanship or martial arts strictly yet it is These topics are merely vehicles to move deeper wisdom and knowl. The tales are concerned with themes such as perception of conflict self transformation the cultivation of chi life energy and understanding yin and yang Some of the parables seem light andanciful but they offer the reader valuable lessons on the undamental principles of the martial arts; The Mysterious Techniue of the Cat is iconic The demon in the title story.