Musashi’s Dokkodo (The Way of Walking Alone) has 62 ratings and 10 reviews. Raven said: I wanted to like this much more than I did, but they kinda lost m. The “Dokkōdō” (Japanese: 獨行道) is a short work written by Miyamoto Musashi ( 宮本 武蔵) a The “Dokkōdō” (Japanese: 獨行道) (“The Path of Aloneness”, “The Way to Go Forth Alone”, or “The Way of Walking Alone”), is a short work written. 21 Nov The following passage, The Way of Walking Alone, was written a week before Musashi died in This personal manifesto expresses a.

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In this fashion you are not just reading a simple translation of Musashi’s writing, you are scrutinizing his final words for deeper meaning. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

For example, when faced with the precept of “Do not, under any circumstances, depend on a partial feeling” one of the five contributors advises not to depend on a ‘complete’ feeling either, while another seems to think the way of walking alone musashi “knowledge is power” is a close enough analog and gives their thoughts on that axiom instead. I love this book! Musashi’s words come with years of experience and contemplation and are still worth thinking over today.

Jul 23, Ta0paipai rated it liked it. The iconic swordsaint of Japan was clearly a genius, yet he was wah a functionalpsychopath–ruthless, fearless, hyper-focused, and utterly withoutconscience. Never stray from the Way. Musashi’s original would fit on a page.

waljing Alexander Ntolgkov rated it it was ok Feb 08, Daniel Redmond rated it it was amazing Dec 28, See All Goodreads Deals…. That doesn’t mean, as is alarmingly the assumption these days, that everything about him should be wiped from history. Never let yourself be saddened by a separation.

First, I loved Kane and Wilder’s deconstruction of Musashi’s character, chopping him down from god and “honorable” man of “bushido” to a psychopath. The Book of Five Rings. Please try again later. I read about what I need some were very relevant and skipped some others didn’t apply the way of walking alone musashi all.


We could and should assume the same holds the way of walking alone musashi here. The combination of perspectives is very illuminating and triggered my brain into deep thought for each of the precepts. A couple of them seemed to have useful, insightful things to say. J rated it liked it Jul 05, Do not hold on to possessions you no longer need. The precepts are taken one by one and interpreted from several viewpoints, that of a monk, a businessman, an insurance the way of walking alone musashi, a warrior, and a teacher, though not actuall Full Disclosure: To a beginner, it may seem like a superpower, but it is just relationship.

The precepts are essentially 21 sentences interpreted by five different people. Amazon Giveaway allows you walknig run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. A good piece of history of an individual that abused the the bushido way to evolve a different way of thinking when engaging in the art of war.

Do not regret what you have done. I have really mixed feelings about this book, which are basically identical to my mixed feelings about the akone authors and their opinions on Musashi’s Dokkodo precepts. In this fashion you are not just reading a simpletranslation of Musashi’s writing, you are scrutinizing his final wordsfor deeper meaning.

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I think they might have a worthwhile line of inquiry there, but their conclusions were not supported sufficiently by their argument, and certainly not to the degree of assurance with which they argued them.

Lists with This Book. Readers are oftentimes subject to a single perspective about what some famous author from the past had to say, yet we are more holistic here. And, the world of dreams, hopes, and desires that is the way of walking alone musashi between our ears it is not necessarily a reflection of what is actually going on around us.


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Do not act following customary mussshi. Quotes from the Founder of Aikido. This was never explained to me. Writings from a Zen Master to a Master Swordsman.

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Feb 04, Sugoi10 rated it really liked it Shelves: Thistreatise contains Musashi’s original 21 precepts of the Dokkodo along with five different interpretations of each the way of walking alone musashi written fromthe viewpoints of a monk Wildera warrior Burresea teacher Smedley thr, an insurance executive Christensenand a businessman Kane.

There were quite a few cases of people using I have really mixed feelings about this book, which are basically identical to my mixed feelings about the various authors and their opinions on Musashi’s Dokkodo precepts. Customers who bought this item also bought. There was a problem filtering reviews right now.