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Old 06-20-2009, 05:29 AM   #5
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Re: The Practice of Aikido

George S. Ledyard wrote: View Post
Their mastery of the principles is very high but their ability to apply those principles outside the lab is not necessarily the same.
Then the results,
George S. Ledyard wrote: View Post
Aikido not only allows one to integrate ones own system (mind, body, spirit unification) but provides a method for developing an intuitive understanding of how there is no real separation between all conscious beings. We are all part of Great Mind. It's not that we have to learn to be "connected". We are already connected and nothing can change that. It is the illusion of separateness that causes us to act "as if" we were.
can only be obtained inside the laboratory.

I am not saying to go out and get into a fight but the ability to apply the principles outside the lab is the measure of your progress.


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