Andy Orwig (actoman) wrote:
Is it wrong of me, although I am generally a calm and nice person, to be interested mainly in the martial side of aikido, and not so much, at this time at least, on the spiritual side.
I am in no way violent, but would like to train for 'use' of the art when comes time...
Wrong or right?
Saotome says that in aikido we preserve the enemy's karma (prevent him from soiling his sould by hurting us.) Can't very well do that if your technique doesn't work.