The Way of the Living Sword by D. Tarver
The Secret Teachings of Yagyu Munenori

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The Way of the Living Sword is the final installment in D.E. Tarver's popular Warrior Series. It stands beside The Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi as one of the greatest writings of the warrior mind. In The Way of the Living Sword, Munenori gives an in-depth explanation of the connection between physical martial arts and the mental process of Zen. While Munenori and Musashi were both avid students of Zen, Munenori was more fascinated by the academic aspects of the philosophy.Munenori stretches the consciousness of even the most enlightened martial artist. Martial arts devotees will experience many flashes of revelation as Tarver explores the various aspects of Munenori's approach.Read and grow!

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YAGYU MUNENORI (1571-1646) was a master swordsman who was designated sword instructor to two successive shoguns and eventually became a daimyo of his own domain. His descendants also served as sword instructors to the shogun's family until the late nineteenth century.
Published August 4, 2003 by iUniverse, Inc.. 64 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Religion & Spirituality, Law & Philosophy, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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