Japanese Spirituality: Bushido, Samurai and the Art of Tea Inazo Nitobe


Published: June 10th 2014

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426 pages


Japanese Spirituality: Bushido, Samurai and the Art of Tea  by  Inazo Nitobe

Japanese Spirituality: Bushido, Samurai and the Art of Tea by Inazo Nitobe
June 10th 2014 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 426 pages | ISBN: | 6.16 Mb

Samurai lived by a code of honor and a fierce loyalty to their master. Explore the code of the Samurai and discover the virtues that governed their lives. Loyalty, Respect, Honor and Compassion are just a few of the virtues laid out in Bushido, The Way of the Warrior.In Japanese Spirituality you will learn the virtues of Bushido, discover the religion suited perfectly for the Samurai ethic and uncover the mysterious Tea Ceremony.Japanese Spirituality contains the following books as well as illustrations, pictures interactive table of contents and more.Bushido, Inazo Nitobe:Nitobé eloquently explains the persistence of feudal Japans morals, ethics, and etiquette into modern times.

He takes a far-reaching approach, drawing examples from indigenous traditions — Buddhism, Shintoism, Confucianism, and the philosophies of samurai and sages — as well as from ancient and modern Western thinkers.Religion of the Samurai, Kaiten Nukariya:Zen was uniquely suited to the Samurai of Japan. The high moral principles of Buddhism, when adopted and adapted by the Japanese warriors who became the Samurai, created an austere philosophy of singular beauty and depth.

Its characteristic requirements of strict control over body and mind was exemplified by ancient warrior monks whose serene countenance, even in the face of certain death, made them much admired even by their foes.The Book of Tea, Kakuzo Okakura:Japanese scholar, writer and art curator Kakuzo Okakura (1862-1913), who spent years writing about Japanese art and culture, was one of the principal founders of the first Japanese fine arts academy.

He traveled to Boston in the early 1900s, where he became the first head of the Asian Arts Division at the Museum of Fine Arts. He was friends with influential figures of the day, including art collector Isabella Stewart Gardner, poet Ezra Pound, and philosopher Martin Heidegger.Religion in Japan, George A. Cobbold:Religion in Japan: Shintoism-Buddhism- Christianity was written by the Reverend George Augustus Cobbold (1857-?

). It may well be questioned whether, in the course of a like period of time, any country has ever undergone greater transitions, or made more rapid strides along the path of civilization than has Japan during the last quarter of a century. A group of numerous islands, situated on the high-road and thoroughfare of maritime traffic across the Pacific, between the Eastern and Western hemispheres, and in area considerably exceeding Great Britain and Ireland, -Japan, until thirty years ago, was a terra incognita to the rest of the world- exceeding even China in its conservatism and exclusiveness.

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