Monthly Archives: August 2012

Why circular?

Harry sensei says that Aikido is not circle, it is a spiral, and since it is a spiral, it is infinite. it is infinitely expanding as it is infinitely contracting. Since we are into¬†nanotechnology, we can assume that the spiral … Continue reading

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The Theory of Everything

There is this study of physics for the Theory of Everything (ToE). Loosely speaking, it is a Mother of all theories. That means that whatever there is out there, there¬†should be a mathematical explanation for it. Well, I am not … Continue reading

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Who are you?

Who are you when you are not thinking about who you are?

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Mistakes others make

In the long line of chronological linear history, there are many mistakes just as there are victories. Nobody needs to be told how nice victories can make a person feel, but we all harp over mistakes, made by ourselves, but … Continue reading

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Favourite move

Do not have a favourite move.

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10,000 hands

Harry sensei used to say this a long time back, ‘In Aikido, you have got to hold 10,000 hands.’ He repeated this yesterday and it reminded us about how unique and challenging it is to learn Aikido. No two opponents … Continue reading

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Make your move!

There is no favourite finishing move.

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