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Old 04-23-2012, 03:33 PM   #19
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Re: Aiki, Iki, Kokyu, Heng-Ha and Aun, Part 2 - Breathing deeper...

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Christopher Li wrote: View Post
I don't know from plants, but I think you're right about the Jewel (Yasakani no Magatama) being represented by the abdomen. Interestingly, the standard Jewel looks like this, but Ueshiba's abdomen is perfectly round...

For Alan - there's some interesting stuff about symbolism inherent in the Kusanagi that Ueshiba used - but that's a work in progress.

For anybody who's confused, we're talking about this. Ain't esoterica fun?

Best,

Chris
don't they call his belly the jewel of perfection in one of the books?
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