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Old 05-09-2012, 06:59 AM   #68
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Location: Bristol, VA
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Re: Does Modern Aikido Teach Enlightenment?

Fascinating topic with some thoughtful replies. I am a ki society student of some 20 years. We practice meditation, breathing and bell misogi, but I have no knowledge of anyone experiencing kensho. Not even Tohei Soshu who practiced Zen. It has been my experience that the goal of the internal teachings was to support the external teachings.

If you want enlightenment, get into Zen.

Happy Shugyo,

John B. Davis
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