Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai

Martial Arts

Author: Yamamoto Tsunetomo

Hagakure (“In the Shadow of Leaves”) is a manual for the samurai classes consisting of a series of short anecdotes and reflections that give both insight and instruction-in the philosophy and code of behavior that foster the true spirit of Bushido – the Way of the Warrior. It is not a book of philosophy as most would understand the word: it is a collection of thoughts and….Read More

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