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“I am mind itself 10” by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei

“I am mind itself”10 Maruyama Koretoshi, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai I have been thinking about aikido as a martial art. I do not view aikido as a martial art. Aikido was created by Morihei Ueshiba, not for the purpose

“I am mind itself 9” by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei

What is freedom? The word “freedom” originated in England. Freedom means that individuals have opinions and ideas based on their own thoughts, and that they are responsible for their own actions. As a result, an individual’s reputation, position, and even

“I am mind itself 8” by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei

“I Am Mind Itself 8” Koretoshi Maruyama, Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai Happy New Year everyone. Every year, the chief abbot of Kiyomizu temple in Kyoto chooses a single character that encapsulates his impression of the previous year. For 2018, he

“I am mind itself 7” by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei

“I am mind itself 7” Maruyama Koretoshi, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai About 400 years ago, in the 1590s, at the end of the Sengoku period, there lived a martial artist named Sekiun Harigaya. He was 180 cm tall, which

Meaning of true Aikido

I have written this article because both Peter and Martijn have asked me to clarify the connection between Morihei Ueshiba, the founder of Aikido, and Aikido Yuishinkai. I worry that people from overseas, who have grown up in a different

Aikido Yuishinkai Motto (Part 2)

I am mind itself. The path I travel is long. However, I must not walk it as if I will reach my goal someday. Each step is the goal. I devote all of my energy to each step. I take

“I am mind itself 6” by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei

“I am mind itself 6” Maruyama Koretoshi, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai We have entered a new year with the commencement of 2017. Looking back, the beginning of last year saw the resignation of Okajima-sensei from his role as my

Speech Koretoshi Maruyama sensei at the 20 year anniversary of Aikido Yuishinkai 02-04-2016

 

“I am mind itself 5” by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei

“I am mind itself 5” Koretoshi Maruyama sensei, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai This year marks the 20th anniversary of Aikido Yuishinkai, we held a gathering of instructors from Australia, England, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands to commemorate the occasion.

“I am mind itself 4” by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei

“I am mind itself 4” Maruyama Koretoshi sensei, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai In May of this year (2015), the World Friendship Seminar was held in Matsuzaka City in Mie Prefecture by Minoru Oshima sensei, who is the president of

What is Budo?

“What is Budo?” Maruyama Koretoshi, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai   Before writing about the nature of ‘budo,’ I should first write about the difference between ‘budo’ and ‘sport.’ This is because even the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports,

“I am mind itself 3” by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei

“I am mind itself 3” Koretoshi Maruyama sensei, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai   A new tendency to call martial arts and other types of physical activities which imply pair work “sports” has appeared recently. And I was asked recently:

“I am mind itself 2”, by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei

“I am mind itself 2” by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai   There is a science called ‘quantum physics’. This science teaches that in the microcosm the object under observation definitely experiences the observer’s thoughts or that the

“I am mind itself”, by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei

“I am mind itself” by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei, the Founder of Aikido Yuishinkai   The motto of Aikido Yuishinkai members starts with the words “I am mind itself”. I think that you visit this page because first you simply thought

Presentation given by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei

Click here for the report of the presentation given by Koretoshi Maruyama sensei on the subject of Aikido during the Gendai Reiki Network International 2012 in Kyoto.

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