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Old 09-26-2011, 10:22 AM   #14
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Re: Discussion of Spirituality from an Aikido Perspective.

Mary Malmros wrote: View Post
My take on it: aikido is not a spiritual practice...
I think Aikido can be a spiritual practice since to my mind spiritual practices are entirely individualized in nature. I would agree, however, it is not necessarily a spiritual practice, but that's not unique to Aikido either, since all practices, even those regularly accepted as "spiritual," can be described as such.

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