30 minutes | May 11, 2020

011 - Finding Ikigai in Classical Japanese Swordsmanship

In this episode of the Ikigai Podcast, Finding Ikigai in Classical Japanese Swordsmanship, I'm speaking with Saneteru (Steven) Radzikowski, founder and current head instructor of Shinkan-ryu Kenpo, a unique style of classical Japanese sportsmanship.Shinkan-ryu KenpoShinkan-ryū Kenpō takes the ideas of munen 無念 (non-worldly thoughts), which is a Buddhist concept and attempts to pierce the fog of mental constructs to show the real truth of our minds and the world. The techniques of the sword and mind are shared at the same level. One does not develop only the sword without the mind in the true tradition of Shinkan-ryū Kenpō.
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