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By William Gleason

ISBN-10: 1594772452

ISBN-13: 9781594772450

For the 1st time in English, the secrets and techniques of the sacred sounds that liberate the foundations and religious power of aikido

• Explains the character of the 5 vowels that govern the actual manifestations of common realization

• makes use of greater than three hundred pictures to illustrate a different method of aikido concepts that helps complicated religious practice

• writer is a sixth dan aikido instructor

Aikido founder Ueshiba Morihei defined the self-discipline as one spirit, 4 souls, 3 origins, and 8 powers. One spirit and 4 souls are the 5 vowel dimensions of limitless area, the resource of the sacred sounds of Kototama. Now, for the 1st time in English, William Gleason explains the best way to use the sounds of Kototama within the perform of aikido.

Aikido is usually approached as a merely actual self-discipline, however it is a really profound religious car if you happen to procedure it with sincerity of objective. The 5 vowels symbolize a number of dimensions and levels of knowledge, whose diverse powers are printed via aikido perform. utilizing greater than three hundred photos, Gleason sensei offers actual exercises that offer an creation into the Kanagi, Sugaso, and Futonorito degrees of non secular development.

Understanding the sacred sounds regarding each one of those dimensions, the adept profits not just the power to achieve the levels inherent in religious mastery but additionally the power to take care of healthiness and stability in his or her personal lifestyles. “When fish go through water, there is not any finish to the water; whilst birds fly, there's no finish to the sky.” equally, people swim and fly in an ocean of sounds. realizing Kototama permits people to view the realm with out distortion and permits the artistic powers of the brain to flourish.

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