Morihei Ueshiba in Iwama: “The Majestic Figure of a Superb Martial Artist”

The martial arts of Japan which have been transmitted from olden times are not for the purpose of defeating one’s opponent with power or weapons nor for leading the world to destruction. The aim of true martial arts is the achievement of happiness and world peace through the training of one’s own body. This is Iwama-machi in located in Ibaragi Prefecture. Here is where the Founder of Aikido, Morihei Ueshiba, devotes himself to spiritual martial arts training. This is Morihei Ueshiba, whose bearing bespeaks the manner of an old-style martial artist…

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  1. Great blogging buddy. by the way i have seen this photo over the internet many times. good one.

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