Posted on January 14th, 2019
The Dokkōdō is the only one of the three texts of which we have a copy in Musashi’s own hand.
On that faded scroll are Musashi’s last written instructions — it consists of 21 precepts — to his students, and to any who would follow his path later. it constitutes the hard-won wisdom from the rigorous and perhaps sometimes lonely life of the kensei (’sword saint’).
Dokkōdō "The Path Walked Alone"
Do not ignore the many ways in the w...