The three works of Zen Bushido translated in Soul of the Samurai are:
- The Book of the Sword by Yagyu Munenori
- The Inscrutable Subtlety of Immovable Wisdom by Takuan Soho
- The Peerless Sword by Takuan Soho
These writings introduce the reader to the authentic world of Zen culture and the secrets behind the Samurai's successÃ¢ÂÂbeing "in the moment" and freeing the mind from all distractions, allowing you to react instantaneously and instinctively without thinking. In these classic works we learn that Zen mental control and meditational training were as important to the Samurai as swordsmanship and fighting skills.
About: In Soul of the Samurai bestselling author and respected translator Thomas Cleary reveals the true essence of the Bushido code according to 17th-century Japanese samurai master Yagyu Munenori and his Zen teacher Takuan Soho.
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