Aikido and Words of Power: The Sacred Sounds of Kototama by William Gleason PDF

By William Gleason

For the 1st time in English, the secrets and techniques of the sacred sounds that liberate the foundations and non secular energy of aikido

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

• 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 endless area, the resource of the sacred sounds of Kototama. Now, for the 1st time in English, William Gleason explains the right way to use the sounds of Kototama within the perform of aikido.

Aikido is frequently approached as a basically actual self-discipline, however it is a really profound religious car in the event you procedure it with sincerity of goal. The 5 vowels signify a variety of dimensions and phases of knowledge, whose diversified powers are published 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 concerning each one of those dimensions, the adept earnings not just the power to gain the phases inherent in religious mastery but additionally the power to take care of future health and stability in his or her personal existence. “When fish go through water, there isn't any finish to the water; while birds fly, there is not any finish to the sky.” equally, people swim and fly in an ocean of sounds. knowing Kototama permits people to view the realm with out distortion and permits the inventive powers of the brain to flourish.

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