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Old 11-24-2008, 04:39 AM   #5
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Re: Taoistic Aikido

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Josh Lerner wrote: View Post
h q (aiki) is actually a Taoist term dating back to around the 2nd century, but it refers to sexual rituals in the early Taoist communities. The term refers to "mingling and joining the energies."
That's quite interesting.
Also, doesn't it fit in somewhat with Osensei's increased use, in his later years, to substitute the kanji with the 'ai' meaning love

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