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Old 03-29-2011, 10:49 PM   #9
Benjamin Mehner
Dojo: Salt Lake Aikikai, Zen Bu Kan
Location: Midvale, Ut
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 53
Re: Zen in the Art of Aikido

I read Go Rin No Sho and I seem to remember Musashi saying didn't know all that much about Zen Buddhism. The last part of the book touched on Zen principles and I have a lot of respect for the man's skills, but I wouldn't say he 'did Zen'. It could be one of those "those who speak do not know.." things and I accept that I know little enough about him that I may be wrong, but based upon what I know I wouldn't say he was a Zen Master.

Let silence be my mantra.
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