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Old 06-03-2005, 09:32 AM   #8
Stefan Stenudd
 
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Re: Takemusu

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Jan Max Bunzel wrote:
Perhaps the true significance of Aikido lies in its constructive power - the fact that we day out and day in practise harmony - not only in words - but in physical movements with other people.
Oh yes, I agreee - and I love the way you put it. Also, your perspective is that of the practice, what we do in the dojo - and that is most certainly where aikido explains itself the best.

Then, a relevant interpretation of takemusu aiki might be something like: creative budo by blending energies.
Or, in more words: A budo that brings life instead of death, through the principle of joining energies. Wouldn't that be almost exactly what Nishio sensei always said about aikido?

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