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La mente del samurai: 5 testi classici sulla spada giapponese

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The Samurai Mind is a collection of five seminal Japanese texts which together convey the very essence of the traditional samurai warrior ethos. These texts range from the ferocious to the esoteric—with their common thread being the importance of mastering one's own mind as the key to overcoming opponents. Written from the mid-18th to early 19th century, the authors were a

144 pages
Published 2011 by Astrolabio - Ubaldini
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- Le tecniche misteriore del vecchio gatto (neko no myoujutsu), di Issai Chozan.
- Teoria della spada (kensetsu), di Hirayama Shiryu.
- Un trattato sulla spada (kencho), di Hirayama Shiryu.
- Considerazioni di Joseishi sulla spada (joseishi kendan), di Matsuura Seizan.
- Ignoranza nella scherma (kenjutsu fushiki hen), di Kimura Kyuhou.

Dall'aneddoto di un gatto abilissmo nel cacciare topi grazie al suo atteggiamento vigile ma armonico e aggraziato (Issai Chozan), agli scritti di Hirayama Shi
The Mysterious Skills of the Old Cat (Neko no Myoujutsu)
Written by Issai Chozanshi ★★★★½

Sword Theory (Kensetsu) & A Treatise on the Sword (Kencho)
Written by Hirayama Shiryu ★★★½

Joseishi’s Discussions on the Sword (Joseishi Kendan)
Written by Matsuura Seizan ★★★

Ignorance in Swordsmanship (Kenjutsu Fushiki Hen)
Written by Kimura Kyuhou ★★★★

Translation by Christopher Hellman ★★★½
Es de esas cosa de las que sabes que comprendes sólo un poco, pero qué belleza y qué profundidad. A mi juicio muy recomendable.
Mitsunori Hokuto
Finalmente esperaba más de este libro, es bueno , pero no era lo q esperaba
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