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Thursday, 1st January 2009

MSMAS hold 'Annual Misogi' as usual on 1st Day of 2009 ...

MSMAS held 'Annual Misogi' to start the year ...

 

Misogi (禊, Misogi) is a Shinto practice of lustration.

This may be undertaken through exhaustive activities such as extended periods without sleep, breath training, standing under waterfalls or other methods.

Water-misogi may be likened to dousing practices.

Misogi is also used in some forms of Martial Arts, especially Aikido to prepare the mind for training and to learn how to develop your "hara", or centre. The founder of Aikido, Morihei Ueshiba regularly used this form of meditation to complement his training and search for perfection.

The Dojo Members started with centering exercises, then Ki exercises including Kokyu Ho (Japanese Breathing Techniques)....

Finally Tai sabaki (体捌き) , tachi waza....

Everyone is now looking forward to 'Kagami Biraki' on the 11th....  

 

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