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Old 02-01-2008, 05:25 PM   #12
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Re: Practice Aikido Spiritually ?

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Russ Rohling wrote: View Post
And the Shinto shrine intern is out , I'm married with kids and full time job.
Good thing.

To me, there is a deep current of spirituality underneath the practice that leads to the very heart of Aikido. In my experience, few people actually practice that way, actually understand it, or really know it's there, even people with.... big spiritual "trappings." There are many places to start, one might be: What do you think O Sensei was expressing, or trying to express, through the physical art?

My opinion.

Larry Novick
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ACE Aikido
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