Bushido

An evolution of the code of the Samurai. Principles of a way of life, long forgotten by the many but recalled by a few. In some ways inspirational, and in others anachronistic. It is better to judge for yourself.

 seven samurai

 

Seven Virtues

The Bushido Code has seven virtues.

7 virtues

Wisdom

Hagakure

The book of the Samurai

An ancient text with some interesting insights

 

Book of 5 rings

Miyamoto Musashi

A classic worth studying

 

Ninja

Despite popular belief, little is really known about the Ninja schools of past. Ninja had ethics, beliefs and philosophy. They were a subset of the Samurai armoury.
They were not just the dark assassin, they were the intelligence of the army, formidable warriors in their own right.

 

ninja against night sky