Hagakure - Selections by Yamamoto Tsunetomo
(The Way Of The Samurai)

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A collection of philosophy notes written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo that offer both instruction and insight to the Way of the Samurai. The philosophy of Hagakure is typical of the unique blend of Zen and Confucianism that was prevalent during Edo Era (1600-1868) Japan.
 

About Yamamoto Tsunetomo

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Tsunetomo was a samurai retainer of the Nabeshima Clan, Lords of Hizen province, who became a Buddhist monk in 1700 after the Shogunal government prohibited the practice of tsuifukur: suicide of a retainer on the death of his lord.
 
Published August 7, 2005 by NuVision Publications, LLC. 80 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality. Non-fiction

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