Miyamoto Musashi Is The Most Famous Samurai Who Ever Lived His Magnum Opus, The Go Rin Sho Or Book Of Five Rings Is A Classic That Is Still Read By Tens Of Thousands Of People Each Year Japanese And Foreigners AlikeAlex Bennett S Groundbreaking New Translation Of The Book Of Five Rings Reveals The True Meaning Of This Text For The First Time Like Sun Tzu S The Art Of War, Musashi S Book Offers Unique Insights, Not Just For Warriors, But For Anyone Wanting To Apply The Zen Buddhist Principle Of Awareness To Achieve Success In Their Endeavors This Book Sheds New Light On Japanese History And On The Philosophical Meaning Of Bushido The Ancient Code Of The Japanese Warrior Unlike Other Translations That Are Based On Incomplete And Inaccurate Versions Of Musashi S Work, Bennett S Is The First To Be Based On A Careful Reconstruction Of The Long Lost Original Manuscript Capturing The Subtle Nuances Of The Original Japanese Classic, The Result Is A Far Accurate And Meaningful English Version Of The Book Of Five Rings Text Richly Annotated And With An Extensive Introduction To Musashi S Life, This Version Includes A Collection Of His Other Writings Translated Into English For The First Time A Respected Scholar, As Well As A Skilled Martial Artist, Bennett S Understanding Of Musashi S Life And Work Is Unparalleled This Book Will Be Widely Read By Students Of Japanese Culture, History Military Strategy, And Martial Arts It Sets A New Standard Against Which All Other Translations Will Be Measured
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.
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- Complete Musashi: The Book of Five Rings and Other Works: The Definitive Translations of the Complete Writings of Miyamoto Musashi--JapanÆs Greatest Samurai
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