May 07, 2021
Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai (Illustrated Edition)
Posted by Yamamoto Tsunetomo William Scott Wilson

It is said that what is called the spirit of an age is something to which one cannot return That this spirit gradually dissipates is due to the world s coming to an end For this reason, although one would like to change today s world back to the spirit of one hundred years or ago, it cannot be done Thus it is important to make the best out of every generation It is said that what is called the spirit of an age is something to which one cannot return That this spirit gradually dissipates is due to the world s coming to an end For this reason, although one would like to change today s world back to the spirit of one hundred years or ago, it cannot be done Thus it is important to make the best out of every generation Tsunetomo Yamamoto, Hagakure The Book of the Samurai A formerly secret text known only to the Samurai, Hagakure is a classic text on Bushido the Way of the Warrior More than just a handbook for battle, Hagakure is a text that filled with teachings that still apply in business, political and social situations today.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 sayings recorded over a period of seven years, and as such covers a wide variety of subjects, often in no particular sequence The work represents an attitude far removed from our modern pragmatism and materialism, and possesses an intuitive rather than rational appeal in its assertion that Bushido is a Way of Dying, and that only a samurai retainer prepared and willing to die at any moment

  • Title: Hagakure: The Book of the Samurai (Illustrated Edition)
  • Author: Yamamoto Tsunetomo William Scott Wilson
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 150
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Hagakure The Book of the Samurai Illustrated Edition It is said that what is called the spirit of an age is something to which one cannot return That this spirit gradually dissipates is due to the world s coming to an end For this reason although one w

    Edward

    This famous compilation on Bushido was a favorite of the author Mishima Yukio, who infamously killed himself in the samurai fashion of seppuku in 1970 Reading about Yamamoto, it becomes clear why Mishima liked him and the Hagakure so much Like Yamamoto, Mishima was sickly as a child and highly gifted in literary arts He did not have a good relationship with his father, who did everything in his power to crush his son s literary aspirations They were both men born too late, in a way, during trans [...]


    Paul Manning

    This is a very interesting book, it brings the reader back into multiple life lessons and situations that the outcome or the answer can be used for present day situations I have used and taken in at least half of the lessons in the book i read and i m only about half way done with this book I would recommend this book for anyone This is a book for all age and all people that don t even like reading but want to start,Also this book would be a amazing starter book for anyone with a decent reading [...]



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