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Old 06-08-2005, 01:42 PM   #65
Dojo: Messores Sensei (Largo, Fl.)
Location: Florida
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Re: Aikido minus mysticism: a step forward

Michael Gallagher wrote:
Mike, last fall I attended an anual seminar here in CNY with an Okimura Sensei, who started training under O Sensei in the 1950s and is also a Buddhist priest. So he should know whether Aikido is relgious or not. He said flat out, no ifs, ands, or buts, "Aikido is not religion." That's a quote. Make of that what you will.
Osensei said this himself, right?

Don J. Modesto
St. Petersburg, Florida
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