"The Way of the Warrior have been misunderstood. It is not a means to kill and destroy others. The real Way of the Warrior is the Art of Peace, the power of Love"
~ Ueshiba Morihei
The Art Of Peace Gift Through Aikido, A Japanese Martial Art
The Art Of Peace is a book of very high quality, compact and well-bound, with clear print and beautifully reproduced images of Ueshiba’s calligraphy.
A CD of the book, read in a clear, calm voice, is also a very nice inclusion. It is an important collection for the reflective artist, and practically applicable to those intent on living a grounded, sensitive life"
~ Journal of Asian Martial Arts
Morihei Ueshiba (1883-1969) was the founder of Aikido At age eighteen, Ueshiba joined the Japanese military, during which time he also developed his skills in the martial arts.
He came to believe that a real warrior is one who is rooted in love, and in this spirit, he began to develop Aikido, a martial art that emphasizes harmony and the peaceful resolution of conflict.