THE LIFE GIVING SWORD: SECRET TEACHING FROM THE HOUSE OF THE SHOGUN

THE LIFE GIVING SWORD: SECRET TEACHING FROM THE HOUSE OF THE SHOGUN

Editorial:
KODANSHA
Materia
NINJA, SAMURAI TAIJI, IAIDO, KENDO
ISBN:
978-4-7700-2955-3
Páginas:
190
21,48 €
IVA incluido

This is the long-awaited, authoritative, English language version of the classic text on the art of the No-Sword by seventeenth-century swordsman Yagyu Muneoori. Muncoori's remarkabk career began when he was just thirteen years old and culminated in his serving as sword instructor and political and military advisor to two successive shoguns. He also was appointed a feudal lord with a large domain by the shogun - the only swordsman in Japanese history ever to be granted this honor. Desphe his swordfighting ability and his proximity to the seat of national power, Munenori's life was spent immersed in the teachings of Zen buddhism. These teachings formed the framework or his own deeply spiritual approach to swordfighting. En tela con sobrecubierta....

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