Zen and the Way of the Sword: Arming the Samurai Psyche

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Zen and the Way of the Sword: Arming the Samurai Psyche - King, Winston L

Zen--serene, contemplative, a discipline of meditation associated with painting, rock gardens, and flower arranging--seems an odd ingredient in the martial psyche of the Japanese samurai. But the author reveals the role of Zen in the thought, culture, and the martial arts of Japan's soldier elite. King shows how the samurai cultivated Zen and ...

Zen and the Way of the Sword: Arming the Samurai Psyche 1994, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195092615

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Zen and the Way of the Sword: Arming the Samurai Psyche 1993, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195068108

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