- 1.6 Habitual Lotus Posture
- 2.2 Listen And Look
- 3.1 Book Of Secrets
- 4.4 C.rackers I.n A.merikkka
- 5.5 Ambushed
- 6.3 War Outside
| MAKING THE SHIFT AND BEYOND. To practice properly the Art of Peace, one must: Calm the spirit and return to the source. Cleanse the body and spirit by removing all malice, selfishness, and desire. Be ever-grateful for the gifts received from the universe, your family, Mother Nature, and your fellow human beings. 1 A true peacful warrior is always armed with the three things: the radiant sword of pacification; the mirror of bravery, wisdom, and friendship; and the precious jewel of enlightenment. 2 The heart of a human being is no different from the soul of heaven and earth. In your practice always keep in your thoughts the interaction of heaven and earth, water and fire, yin and yang. 3 The Art of Peace is the principle of nonresistance. Because it is nonresistant, it is victorious from the beginning. Those with evil intentions or contentious thoughts are instantly vanquished. The Art of Peace is invincible because it contends with nothing. |
There are no contests in the Art of Peace. A true warrior is invincible because he or she
contests with nothing. Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within.
The totally awakened warrior can freely utilize all elements contained in heaven and earth.
The true peaceful warrior learns how to correctly perceive the activity of the universe and how to transform martial techniques into vehicles of purity, goodness, and beauty. A warrior's mind and body must be permeated with enlightened wisdom and deep calm.
Always practice the Art of Peace in a vibrant and joyful manner.
Each and every master, regardless of the era or place, heard the call and attained harmony.
with heaven and earth. There are many paths leading to the top of Mount Fuji, but there is only one summit - love.
All life is a manifestation of the spirit, the manifestation of love. And the Art of Peace is the purest form of that principle. A warrior is charged with bringing a halt to all contention andstrife. Universal love functions in many forms; each manifestation should be allowed free expression. The Art of Peace is true democracy.
The only cure for materialism is the cleansing of the six senses (eyes, ears, nose, tongue,body, and mind). If the senses are clogged, one's perception is stifled. The more it is stifled,the more contaminated the senses become. This creates disorder in the world, and that is the greatest evil of all. Polish the heart, free the six senses and let them function without obstruction, and your entire body and soul will glow.