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    • The Religion of the Samurai

    • A Study of Zen Philosophy and Discipline in China and Japan
    • By: Kaiten Nukariya
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Techosky
    • Length: 8 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Zen was uniquely suited to the Samurai of Japan. The high moral principles of Buddhism, when adopted and adapted by the Japanese warriors who became the Samurai, created an austere philosophy of singular beauty and depth. Its characteristic requirements of strict control over body and mind was exemplified by ancient warrior monks whose serene countenance, even in the face of certain death, made them much admired even by their foes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Easy to understand,Kind of preachy,but still good

    • By Amazon Customer on 04-02-12

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Religion of the Samurai by Kaiten Nukariya

    • The Complete Work Plus an Overview, Chapter by Chapter Summary and Author Biography!
    • By: Kaiten Nukariya, Israel Bouseman
    • Narrated by: Doug Eisengrein
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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      4 out of 5 stars 4

    The samurai are still remembered as some of the fiercest and most skilled warriors in human history. The name alone evokes an image of the grave and powerful swordsman, clad in lacquered armor and armed with a code of honor and clarity of mind that makes the soldiers of the modern era look like children new to the art. But what was it that allowed these men to hone their minds and bodies to such levels of skill and precision? They had no more and no less than any human alive today.

    Regular price: $19.95