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Aikido and Words of Power: The Sacred Sounds of Kototama
MARTIAL ARTS / AIKIDO "This is one of those rare works that probes the spiritual dimensions of Aikido as conceived by founder Morihei Ueshiba O-sensei. The practice of the art today largely centers on technique, but Gleason sensei's research and eloquence shed light on a difficult subject for Western readers, given the cultural and spiritual milieu in which Aikido evolved. ...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published January 12th 2009 by Destiny Books
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This book is WAY beyond my familiarity with Aikido. To even begin to truly appreciate it, I would need to read "Aikido for Dummies" or something of that nature. However, even the neophyte can appreciate the exquisite calligraphy illustrating the book and the thoughtfulness of the book's content.