Some may have forgotten more than others.
Originally Posted by Mr. Jones
Honest question here my friend, what does budo mean to you? How would you go suggest implimenting more budo-ness""in both aikidoa today and their techniques?
"Aikido is a "budo," a "martial way," and therefore inextricably rooted in "jujutsu" or "martial technique." Yet when I look at the aikido world today, I see very little "budo-ness" being expressed in technique, and I wonder if people haven't begun to forget these important roots...."
Originally Posted by GuiltySpark
Aliveness is about the freedom to use whatever works in the moment. Right action at right time. Which is another name for true compassion. A freedom that is only fully felt when one is completely immersed in the present moment of now, and free of the burden of beliefs, which manifest as thoughts. A clear mind fully aware of reality as it is now, and operating with absolute synchronicity within time and space, that is the real beginning of Aliveness.
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