Category - Quotes

Discussion and elaboration of quotes from Aikido & Budo masters.

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True Budo
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Koichi Tohei Quote

“True Budo has no enemies. True Budo is a function of Love. Budo is not fighting or killing; it is to nourish and bring all things to fruition. Love serves as our guardian angel. Love makes it all happen. Aikido is the actualisation of Love.” – Morihei Ueshiba Osensei, founder of Aikido, from ‘The Heart of Aikido’

“Let us have a Universal Mind
that loves and protects all creation
and helps all things grow and develop
To unify mind and body
and become one with the Universe
is the ultimate purpose of our study.”

Koichi Tohei

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