Jan
17

“The Power of Kokyu Ryoku,” by Kanshu Sunadomari

“Within the spirit of Aikido, which begins “Aiki is love….”, the founder of Aikido, Morihei Ueshiba said that, “this martial art is the supreme way and call to unite our body and spirit under the laws of heaven,” however what was meant by “the laws of heaven”. In short, these laws are nothing less than those, which bind all things together that exist within nature. Morihei Ueshiba often referred to Aikido as Takemusu Aiki (武産合気), which means the spontaneous generation of martial techniques by remaining in accordance with the power and structure of nature.”

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