The Book Of Five Rings

Author: Miyamoto Musashi
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing
ISBN: 1788885732
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'When you attain the Way of strategy, there will not be one thing you cannot see.' Miyamoto Musashi, Book of Five Rings Shortly before his death in 1645, undefeated swordsman and wandering samurai Miyamoto Musashi retreated to a cave to live as a hermit. There he wrote five scrolls describing the 'true principles' required for victory in the martial arts and on the battlefield. Instead of relying on religion or any theoretical approach, Musashi based his writings on his own experience, observation, and reason. The Book of Five Rings explores the psychological strength, rigorous self-control, and practical application necessary for dealing with physical and mental conflict. Since it first appeared, this delineation of samurai technique and philosophy has been celebrated internationally as a tool for shaping business strategy, resolving conflict and achieving success.

Miyamoto Musashi S The Book Of Five Rings

Author: Leo Gough
Publisher: Infinite Ideas
ISBN: 190775587X
Size: 25.57 MB
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Miyamoto Musashi’s The Book of Five Rings offers simple, powerful, proven techniques from a classic treatise on military strategy to deal with conflict in our businesses, careers and home lives. Leo Gough transforms Musashi’s wise words into a handy, practical guide to prevailing over our opponents; all without a bloodied sword in sight!

The Complete Book Of Five Rings

Author: Miyamoto Musashi
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 9780834821996
Size: 31.25 MB
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The Complete Book of Five Rings is an authoritative version of Musashi’s classic The Book of Five Rings, translated and annotated by a modern martial arts master, Kenji Tokitsu. Tokitsu has spent most of his life researching the legendary samurai swordsman and his works, and in this book he illuminates this seminal text, along with several other works by Musashi. These include "The Mirror of the Way of Strategy," which Musashi wrote when he was in his twenties; "Thirty-five Instructions on Strategy," and "Forty-two Instructions on Strategy," which were precursors to The Book of Five Rings; and "The Way to Be Followed Alone," which Musashi wrote just days before his death. Read together, these five texts give readers an unusually detailed, nuanced view of Musashi’s ideas on swordsmanship, strategy, and self-cultivation. Tokitsu puts all these writings into historical and philosophical context and makes them accessible and relevant to today’s readers and martial arts students. Tokitsu understands Musashi’s writings—and Musashi as a martial artist—unusually well and is able to provide a rare insight into the man and his historical contribution.

The Book Of Five Rings

Author: D. E. Tarver
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 059575192X
Size: 66.93 MB
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For centuries, The Book of Five Rings has been a resource for gaining insight into the mind of the warrior spirit. The famous Samurai, Miyamoto Musashi, originally wrote the work in 1645. Musashi, the Sword Saint, as he is known in Japan, killed his first man in a duel when he was only thirteen. He went on to fight in over sixty duels and never once lost. In The Book of Five Rings, Musashi recorded his secrets to success which are applicable to martial arts and any modern situation involving confrontation. Until The Book of Five Rings, the many translations of his original work are written from an academic standpoint because the authors have little with the sword or martial arts. D.E. Tarver brings a lifetime of experience in sword training, martial arts and business to this version, and the result is a highly motivating and easy to understand book. If you are serious about winning in any area of your life, The Book of Five Rings is the definitive guide to victory.

The Martial Artist S Book Of Five Rings

Author: Steve Kaufman
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 9780804830201
Size: 74.97 MB
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Miyamoto Musashi's The Book of Five Rings is well known as a book of strategy and has been used by many as a means to understand contemporary Japanese business. However, Musashi himself was not a business person but a martial artist - the greatest warrior Japan has ever known - and the Five Rings was his definitive treatise on mortal combat. The Martial Artist's Book of Five Rings interprets this classic book specifically for the martial artist as it was originally intended. It explains the truths necessary for a full understanding of Musashi's message in depth and undiluted by a businessman's bias. The result is an enthralling treatise on martial strategy that combines a warrior's instincts with the philosophies of Buddhism, Shintoism, Confucianism, and Taoism. Like the original, this new interpretation is divided into five sections. The Book of Earth lays the groundwork for the study; Water explains attitudes of warriorness through an understanding of strategy; Fire teaches fighting based on the Earth and Water principles; Wind describes the differences in Musashi's own style and the styles of other schools; and the Book of No-thing describes the "way" of nature as being understood through "unthinking" conceptions.

The Book Of Five Rings Annotated

Author: Musashi Miyamoto
Publisher: Independently Published
ISBN: 9781091734241
Size: 11.86 MB
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The Book of Five Rings is a text on kenjutsu and the martial arts in general, written the swordsman Miyamoto Musashi circa 1645. There have been various translations made over the years, and it enjoys an...

Complete Musashi The Book Of Five Rings And Other Works

Author: Miyamoto Musashi
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
ISBN: 1462920276
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Miyamoto Musashi (1584–1645) is the most famous Samurai who ever lived. His magnum opus, the Go-Rin-Sho or Book of Five Rings is a classic that is still read by tens of thousands of people each year—Japanese and foreigners alike. Alex Bennett's groundbreaking new translation of The Book of Five Rings reveals the true meaning of this text for the first time. Like Sun Tzu's The Art of War, Musashi's book offers unique insights, not just for warriors, but for anyone wanting to apply the Zen Buddhist principle of awareness to achieve success in their endeavors. This book sheds new light on Japanese history and on the philosophical meaning of Bushido—the ancient "code of the Japanese warrior." Unlike other translations that are based on incomplete and inaccurate versions of Musashi's work, Bennett's is the first to be based on a careful reconstruction of the long-lost original manuscript. Capturing the subtle nuances of the original Japanese classic, the result is a far more accurate and meaningful English version of The Book of Five Rings text. Richly annotated and with an extensive introduction to Musashi's life, this version includes a collection of his other writings—translated into English for the first time. A respected scholar, as well as a skilled martial artist, Bennett's understanding of Musashi's life and work is unparalleled. This book will be widely read by students of Japanese culture, history. military strategy, and martial arts. It sets a new standard against which all other translations will be measured.

A Book Of Five Rings A Practical Guide To Strategy By Miyamoto Musashi

Author: Theresa M. Moore
Publisher: Antellus
ISBN: 0557092825
Size: 47.73 MB
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A BOOK OF FIVE RINGS is a guide to strategy which is essential reading for anyone wishing to know the way of the sword and other martial arts disciplines, and contains the basic elements needed to win any battle, whether in the boardroom or on the battlefield. This updated translation by Theresa M. Moore clarifies the scope and intent of the master's instruction for the average reader while keeping the essence of the text intact. With essays on the history and background of Musashi's life which changed him from a rebellious youth into a kensei (sword saint). With black & white illustrations and photographs.

The Book Of Five Rings For Executives

Author: Donald G. Krause
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey International
ISBN: 9781857881332
Size: 31.28 MB
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"The Book of Five Rings, by Japanese samurai swordsman Miyamoto Musashi, is a famous classic of competitive tactics and strategy. Used for centuries by Japanese military officers and businessmen, the material provides a powerful, practical approach to succeeding in competitive situations."