The Samurai Series: The Book of Five Rings, Hagakure -The Way of the Samurai & Bushido - The Soul of Japan

The Samurai Series The Book of Five Rings Hagakure The Way of the Samurai Bushido The Soul of Japan The Samurai Series brings together three of the most important books that deal with the Samurai path and philosophy into one volume It contains The Book of Five Rings which was written by Miyamoto Mus

The Samurai Series brings together three of the most important books that deal with the Samurai path and philosophy into one volume It contains The Book of Five Rings which was written by Miyamoto Musashi, a Samurai of legendary renown, about 1645 AD It is a masterpiece of simple exposition written by a master swordsman, who, near the end of his spectacular life, triedThe Samurai Series brings together three of the most important books that deal with the Samurai path and philosophy into one volume It contains The Book of Five Rings which was written by Miyamoto Musashi, a Samurai of legendary renown, about 1645 AD It is a masterpiece of simple exposition written by a master swordsman, who, near the end of his spectacular life, tried earnestly to explain the essentials of individual combat and the essence of being a Samurai His book is widely considered to a cornerstone of the philosophy of Bushido Hagakure The Way of the Samurai, which means Hidden by Leaves, that was composed from dialogs by the famous Samurai, Yamamoto Tsunetomo, by a scribe, Tashiro Tsuramoto, about 1716 AD It explains the major ideas and philosophy that are essential to the way of the Samurai, by which is meant the way of dying It contains numerous tales of various Samurai and their deeds which illustrate their philosophy and practice Bushido The Soul of Japan by Inazo Nitobe which was first published 1899 It is an extremely literate presentation by a Japanese intellectual who wished to present Japan and its fundamental philosophy in a way that could be understood by Westerners It describes how the Shinto religion and Buddhism are the underpinnings of the essentially militaristic view of honor and life that are inherent in Bushido, the Samurai code Excerpt from The Book of Five Rings Reprinted by pe

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The Samurai Series: The Book of Five Rings, Hagakure -The Way of the Samurai & Bushido - The Soul of Japan

  1. Miyamoto Musashi , c 1584 June 13, 1645 , also known as Shinmen Takez , Miyamoto Bennosuke or, by his Buddhist name, Niten D raku, was an expert Japanese swordsman and r nin Musashi, as he was often simply known, became renowned through stories of his excellent swordsmanship in numerous duels, even from a very young age He was the founder of the Hy h Niten Ichi ry or Niten ry style of swordsmanship and the author of The Book of Five Rings Go Rin No Sho , a book on strategy, tactics, and philosophy that is still studied today.

614 Reply to “The Samurai Series: The Book of Five Rings, Hagakure -The Way of the Samurai & Bushido - The Soul of Japan”

  1. the three stars has to do with the printing and translation being very poor, and hard to read i would suggest seeking out a better version the book of five rings itself is a 4 star book very interesting to see how basic strategy and mindset of warriors does not change much over hundreds of years and cultures.



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