“Aiki is the power of harmony, of all beings, all things working together”.
Aikido – a modern Japanese martial art unique in its synthesis of classic
forms with a well-defined spiritual base – offers a key to the art of living
naturally and unselfishly in a complicated world.
This book explains it in reference to the founder’s philosophy of
mind-and-action. In addition, the history of aikido’s pre-war development as a
non-competitive new martial art is described, with a consideration of its