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1 Musashi on Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:48 pm

The Way of Walking Alone (21 Maxims)
While on the Way:

* Do not turn your back on the various Ways of this world.
* Do not scheme for physical pleasure.
* Do not intend to rely on anything.
* Consider yourself lightly; consider the world deeply.
* Do not ever think in acquisitive terms.
* Do not regret things about your own personal life.
* Do not envy another’s good or evil.
* Do not lament parting on any road whatsoever.
* Do not complain or feel bitterly about yourself or others.
* Have no heart for approaching the path of love.
* Do not have preferences.
* Do not harbor hopes for your own personal home.
* Do not have a liking for delicious food for yourself.
* Do not carry antiques handed down from generation to generation.
* Do not fast so that it affects you physically.
* ...do not be fond of material things.
* ...do not begrudge death.
* Do not be intent on possessing valuables or a fief in old age.
* Respect the gods and Buddhas, but do not depend on them.
* Though you give up your life, do not give up your honor.
* Never depart from the Way of martial arts.

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2 Re: Musashi on Tue Mar 16, 2010 9:54 pm

word

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3 Re: Musashi on Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:02 pm

post any other Musashi poems or quotes that u may be fond of =]
seeing as our symbol is taken from his book i think this particular author should have hi

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4 Re: Musashi on Wed Mar 17, 2010 10:02 pm

s own thread

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5 Re: Musashi on Fri Mar 19, 2010 11:23 am

Anyone catch the documentary on History International titled, "Samurai"?? It was badass! Me and Joe watched it.. It's all about Musashi and the way of the Samurai.


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6 Re: Musashi on Fri Mar 19, 2010 6:55 pm

i think i saw it too

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7 Re: Musashi on Sun Mar 21, 2010 8:50 pm

i wanted to watch it but i caught the ass ass end of it...

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8 Re: Musashi on Tue Mar 23, 2010 1:18 am

i saw it. it was pretty good. missed out a lot though and they got some of the details on some duels wrong. i had his biography around here somewhere... *looks around room* it was written by one of the translators for book of five rings.

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9 Re: Musashi on Tue Mar 23, 2010 1:46 pm

word, we have a clan library if you would like to donate lol

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10 Re: Musashi on Tue Mar 23, 2010 2:38 pm

i have a card for Barnes and Noble. I'll find a new one and donate it. I think i may have lent my copy to a friend of mine in the navy.

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11 Re: Musashi on Thu Mar 25, 2010 11:55 am

moved

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12 Re: Musashi on Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:46 pm

Tino the donation is optional lol but it will be appreciated for people that cannot afford to read it, as our public library does not have a copy lol i checked

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13 Re: Musashi on Thu Mar 25, 2010 1:55 pm

education is paramount. the book is titled The Lone Samurai by William Scott Wilson. Even if I don't donate it, I do intend on getting myself a new copy soon. if i have spare, i'll get one for the library. better?

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14 Re: Musashi on Thu Mar 25, 2010 2:05 pm

i could probably find an ebook version i can get to ppl >.>
it may not be the physical book but it's better than nothing

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15 Re: Musashi on Thu Mar 25, 2010 2:10 pm

i dont like reading on the computer, it loses something intangible.

And you do whatever you want tino lol

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