Complete Musashi



Complete Musashi Miyamoto Musashi 1584 1645 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 alike.Alex 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. Read Complete Musashi – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 244 pages
  • Complete Musashi
  • Miyamoto Musashi
  • 24 August 2017

10 thoughts on “Complete Musashi

  1. Mike Stolfi says:

    An intellectual emotional review of this collected work is irrelevant to what s contained.I m sure others can blather on about it, but not me.Sure, technically I finished it, but it s the kind of thing you keep reviewing endlessly until you ve absorbed it all.

  2. Troy Klessig says:

    Really disappointed with the translations done within this book Will need to get a different copy of the Book of Five Rings.

  3. Maria says:

    This would be a great resource for kendo practitioners but was lost on me It s less theory andnuts and bolts of how to sword fight.

  4. Books on Asia says:

    We were impressed with this version of Gorinnosho, the Book of Five Rings, as well as the other short writings accompanying it We ve read some pretty bad translations of Book of Five Rings so this was a pleasure to read as it is sharp, concise and iscreative with repetitive phrases which seems to be the bane of many translations of this book and other books written by masters on other subjects since every major point ends with study this diligently We appreciated the author s effort We were impressed with this version of Gorinnosho, the Book of Five Rings, as well as the other short writings accompanying it We ve read some pretty bad translations of Book of Five Rings so this was a pleasure to read as it is sharp, concise and iscreative with repetitive phrases which seems to be the bane of many translations of this book and other books written by masters on other subjects since every major point ends with study this diligently We appreciated the author s effort to explore all the different ways one can translate this sentiment for ease of reading for the native English speaker I remember slamming shut earlier translations of Book of 5 Rings because I couldn t take onerepe...

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