Zen: The Four Noble Truths

The eightfold path First, we’ve beent taught that Life is suffering and that the origin of suffering is egoistic craving and attachment. But, there is a way to the cessation of suffering. And this way is the Eightfold Path: Right Understanding;Right Thinking;Right Speech;Right Attitude;Right Livelihood;Right Effort;Right Mindfulness;Right Concentration The Four Noble Truths (Sanskrit: catvāri āryasatyāni; Pali: cattāri ariyasaccāni) […]

Essence of Ninjutsu

The essence of all Martial Arts and military strategies is self protection and the prevention of danger. Ninjutsu epitomizes the fullest concept of self-protection through martial training in that the Ninja art deals with the protection of not only the physical body, but the mind and spirit as well. The way of the Ninja is […]

The inexplicable mysteries in the Ninja Art

“…Takamatsu Sensei used to speak of gods as “inexplicable mysteries” and these inexplicable mysteries can manifest themselves in reality when one practices these nine arts. And at some level of awareness, there is a kind of communication— I don’t know how—with some presence in the universe; and it is at the behest of some being that I, for example, […]