The Book of Samurai: Fundamental Samurai Teachings : The Collected Scrolls of Natori-Ryu, Hardback Book

The Book of Samurai: Fundamental Samurai Teachings : The Collected Scrolls of Natori-Ryu Hardback

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AntonyCummins and Yoshie Minami have brought the teachings of the famed samurai school Natori-Ry? back to lifethrough The Book of Samurai series, and present the lost arts of the samurai in the English language for the firsttime.

BOOK ONE is a translation of two secret scrolls and establishes the Fundamental Teachings of a samuraistudent, revealing the basic traditions of Natori-Ry?. The first scroll, Heika J?dan, contains 290 lessons thatdefine the baseline for samurai during times of peace, a time which is consideredas preparation for war, focusing each student on expanding their own abilityand conduct, giving them the mind-set needed for any battles to come.

Thesecond scroll, Ippei Y?k?, moves thestudent onto the field of battle, giving them an understanding of what isexpected of them during a campaign of war and providing the necessary guidancefor samurai who are to take up arms for the first time.

These first twoNatori-Ry? documents are an in-depth and detailed account of the practicalityof samurai warfare, opening up the lost world of these Japanese warriors to allmodern readers.

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