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Old 05-18-2005, 08:55 AM   #12
Stefan Stenudd
 
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Dennis Hooker wrote:
There are two books you should read regarding centrifugal and centripetal energy and the axis of a spiral as it relates to Aikido. Aikido by Kisshomaru Ueshiba and The Looking-Glass God by Stiskin, Nahum.
Thanks to Dennis Hooker for the book recommendations. Stiskin is news to me. If you like, Dennis, please elaborate on that book.

Nakazono sensei, who died in 1994, was deep into kotodama (also often spelled kototama). A fascinating man and mind. His books can be found here:
http://www.kototamabooks.com/

Regarding the spiral, I am also reminded of the classical Indian theory of kundalini.

Stefan Stenudd
My aikido website: http://www.stenudd.com/aikido/
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