Who is Morihei UeshibaMorihei Ueshiba (植芝 盛平, Ueshiba Morihei, December 14, 1883 – April 26, 1969) was a Japanese martial artist and founder of the martial art of aikido. He is often referred to as "the founder" Kaiso (開祖) or Ōsensei (大先生/翁先生), "Great Teacher/Old Teacher (old as opposed to waka (young) sensei)".
The son of a landowner from Tanabe, Ueshiba studied a number of martial arts in his youth, and served in the Japanese Army during the Russo-Japanese War. After being discharged in 1907, he moved to Hokkaidō as the head of a pioneer settlement; here he met and studied with Takeda Sōkaku, the founder of Daitō-ryū Aiki-jūjutsu. On leaving Hokkaido in 1919, Ueshiba joined the Ōmoto-kyō movement, a Shinto sect, in Ayabe, where he served as a martial arts instructo...
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- One does not need buildings, money, power, or status to practice the Art of Peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train.
- There are no contests in the Art of Peace. A true warrior is invincible because he or she contests with nothing. Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within.
- The art of Peace I practice has room for each of the world's eight million gods, and I cooperate with them all. The God of Peace is very great and enjoins all that is divine and enlightened in every land.
- To injure an opponent is to injure yourself. To control aggression without inflicting injury is the Art of Peace.
- Economy is the basis of society. When the economy is stable, society develops. The ideal economy combines the spiritual and the material, and the best commodities to trade in are sincerity and love.
Comments about Morihei UeshibaSarmsaar: in aikido we never attack. an attack is proof that one is out of control. never run away from any kind of challenge, but do not try to suppress or control an opponent unnaturally. let attackers come any way they like and then blend with them. ... morihei ueshiba.
Thewisdomclock: 10am "to injure an opponent is to injure yourself. to control aggression without inflicting injury is the art of peace." -morihei ueshiba
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Timetoexpand: progress comes to those who train and train; reliance on secret techniques will get you nowhere. morihei ueshiba
Huidrt1: failure is the key to success; each mistake teaches us something. ~morihei ueshiba
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