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Old 12-09-2011, 11:26 AM   #17
Allen Beebe
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Re: Rethinking the meaning of various phrases in light of "aiki"

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Christopher Li wrote: View Post
合気道とは、天地人、和合の道とこうなるのであります。
Aikido is the way of the harmonization of heaven, earth and man.
-Morihei Ueshiba

Chris
Hi Chris,

To me, and I assume you, 和合の道 is of particular significance in this quote as it relates to 天地人. In other words it appears he is saying:

合気道 = 和合の道 in relation to 天地人

Each is deserving of exploration. I just wanted to emphasize your quote.

(Gotta go!)

Allen

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