Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 March 2013

200 Pages

7 1/8 x 10 1/8 inches

ISBN: 9781568364698

Bookseller Code (03)


The Essence of Aikido

Spiritual Teachings of Morihei Ueshiba

Morihei Ueshiba and Compiled by John Stevens

A Publication of Kodansha USA

  • Aikido founder Ueshiba's philosophy in his own words
  • First time in English
  • Reveals many arcande secrets about Aikido's aims and methods
  • Most comprehensive collection of Ueshiba's writings ever published
  • Includes mystical diagrams, spiritual poems, calligraphy
  • Also focuses on techniques
  • 200+ previously unpublished photos of author