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Old 01-07-2013, 12:12 PM   #42
Demetrio Cereijo
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Re: Morihei Ueshiba's Use of the Term "Aiki"

Phi Truong wrote: View Post
i stand rightly corrected. question for you or those who know, does the usage of religious teminologies/names have some implication on philosophy as well as technical in martial techniques/principles?
As a kind of shamanistic possession.

You could find "Marishiten: Buddhist Influences on Combative Behavior" by David A. Hall* (in Koryu Bujutsu: Classical Warrior Traditions of Japan) worth reading.

*His dissertation about this subject is more ellaborated, but longer and heavier. With all due respect, appropriate for a more scholarly place than a internet forum, IMHO.

Last edited by Demetrio Cereijo : 01-07-2013 at 12:22 PM. Reason: fixing horrible typo
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