Download Audiobook The Art of Peace: Teachings of the Founder of Aikido by John Stevens – translator in English

The Art of Peace: Teachings of the Founder of Aikido


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The inspirational teachings on this assortment present that the actual approach of the warrior relies on compassion, knowledge, fearlessness, and love of nature. The teachings are drawn from the talks and writings of Morihei Ueshiba, founding father of the favored Japanese martial artwork of Aikido, a mind-body self-discipline he referred to as the “Artwork of Peace”, which provides a nonviolent approach to victory within the face of battle. Ueshiba believed that Aikido rules might be utilized to all of the challenges we face in life – in private relationships, as we work together with society, and at work and in enterprise. This version is a much-expanded model of the unique miniature version that appeared within the Shambhala Pocket Classics collection. It encompasses a wealth of latest materials, together with a biography of Ueshiba; an essay by John Stevens that presents Ueshiba’s views on “The Artwork of Battle versus the Artwork of Peace”; newly translated doka, didactic “Poems of the Method”; and Ueshiba’s personal calligraphies.