5 edition of Yojokun found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Kaibara Ekiken ; translated by William Scott Wilson.|
|Genre||Early works to 1800.|
|LC Classifications||RA776.95 .K2513 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2008027142|
Yojokun () Seiyō Kibun () Bendo () Benmei () Oritaku Shiba no Ki (started on ), finished before the writer's death on ) Seidan (written between –) Tohi Mondo () Shutsujo Kougo () Shizen Shineido (partially published between –) Kokuiko () Naobinomitama () Gengo () Sobo Kigen ( Yojokun: Life Lessons from a Samurai. 79 likes. Personal Health, Martial practices.
Yesterday I grabbed the Yojokun on the way to the five elements class at Radicle Herb Shop for some inspiring reading, as Kaibara Ekiken discussed the five elements from the viewpoint of a samurai physician. Actually, I have been carrying the text around for a couple years and find it deeply inspiring, and have posted previously on it in this blog. NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher.
1 quote from Kaibara Ekken: 'There is a secret key to nurturing your health. This key is an essential secret transmission that any person aiming to take good care of himself must understand and observe. The secret is in the single word decrease. Decrease means to reduce all of your ten thousand affairs and avoid increasing them. Be frugal in everything or, in other words, decrease your desires'. Book Overview Samurai are best known for taking life--but here is a samurai doctor's prescription for how to preserve life, and to make yours a long and healthy one. Unlike other samurai of his time, the samurai Kaibara Ekiken () was concerned less with swordsmanship than with how to maintain and nurture the healthy mind and body upon.
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Yojokun is basically one of the oldest nutritional guides. This book by Kaibara Ekiken, a 17th century samurai, covers the importance of nutrition, exercise, and moderation in your activities. This book is basically a collection of Kaibara Ekiken's personal notes Cited by: 3.
Yojokun book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The dawn of the 17th century saw peace descend on Japan.
With the value of t /5. The dawn of the 17th century saw peace descend on Japan. With the value of their martial skills on the decline, the samurai sought new spiritual, moral, psychological, and physical moorings. Tsunetomo Yamamoto, author of the now-classic Hagakure, combined a Confucian sense of justice with a Zen-influenced abandonment of the ego to espouse loyalty and death as paramount qualities of the.
This book is about health preservation. It tells how to live a long life. Ekiken is supposed to have written it because of the sickliness and suffering of his youth and the personal experience he gained with medicines and methods of treatment. (Even today, of course, many exponents of health methods are people who themselves were once prone to Author: Ekiken Kaibara.
Nevertheless, Yojokun is a fascinating and surprisingly relevant read. Reviewed by Lawrence Kane Febru Disclosure: This article is not an endorsement, but a review.
The author of this book provided free copies of the book to have their book 5/5. This book is about health preservation; it tells how to live a long life. In this book, Ekiken expounds on ways to stay healthy, citing any number of examples from everyday life. It clearly sets forth the idea that lifespan is by no means predetermined, but rather varies according to whether or not and to what extent one practices health Author: Ekiken Kaibara.
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 8. The book offers the first extensive introduction to Japanese cookbooks, recipe collections, and gastronomic writings of the period and traces the origins of dishes like tempura, sushi, and sashimi. Kaibara Ekken (貝原 益軒, Decem – October 5, ) or Ekiken, also known as Atsunobu (篤信) was a Japanese Neo-Confucianist philosopher and botanist.
Kaibara was born into a family of advisors to the daimyō of Fukuoka Domain in Chikuzen Province (modern-day Fukuoka Prefecture).He accompanied his father to Edo inand was sent in to Nagasaki to study Western science.
It came as a shock of delight while reading Yojokun, a work of classical Japanese philosophy, to realize that what I held in my hands was a self-help book.A self-help book of rare charm and.
William Scott Wilson (bornNashville, Tennessee) is known for translating several works of Japanese literature, mostly those relating to the martial tradition of that country. He is recognized by The American Literary Translator's Association (ALTA) as "today’s foremost translator of classic Samurai texts." Mr.
Wilson is also described as the world's foremost expert on the warrior's. Hagakure, The Unfettered Mind, The Book of Five Rings, The Demon’s Sermon on Martial Arts, Taiko, The Life-Giving Sword, and many other immortal volumes, Wilson has once again lived up to his stellar reputation with this latest book.
Written by samurai physician Kaibara Ekiken (—), Yojokun means “Lessons on Nurturing Life.”. Browse Pages. Bands, Businesses, Restaurants, Brands and Celebrities can create Pages in order to connect with their fans and customers on Facebook.
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Sign up now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Author: Kōji Kondō. Yojokun offers startlingly profound and fresh insights into many of the same problems that concern us today. Translator William Scott Wilson notes Ekikens relevance for the 21st century: The Yojokun, then, is not just a vestige of quaint Orientalia, but rather a living guide to a traditional Way of life and balanced health.
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Kaibara Ekken is the author of Yojokun ( avg rating, ratings, 9 reviews, published ), Onna Daigaku ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 0 reviews, pu /5(9). Kaibara Ekiken (), a Neo-Confucianist philosopher who also studied medicine, stated in his mid-Edo Period () work "Yojokun" (The Book of .Get this from a library!
Yojokun: life lessons from a samurai. [Ekiken Kaibara] -- Ekiken's basic premise is simple: at birth, we are all given, with rare exception, a body meant to last years. How we take care of it mentally, spiritually, and physically determines whether we.