Raul Rodrigo quoted TK Chiba in a post on the thread, "Re: Fact or Fiction (of Morihei Ueshiba's Life}".
Nevertheless, the Founder always emphasized the importance of spiritual discipline ("religious faith", in his exact words) and the practice of farming along with martial discipline, if one wished to achieve one's goals. "
1. Religious faith
3. Martial discipline
What is the importance of farming to the practice of Aikido?
O'Sensei thought it was important.