Miyamoto Musashi

Miyamoto Musashi (1584-1645) was a renowned samurai warrior who, from age 13 to 30, fought and won over sixty duels.  Between the ages of 30 and 50 he became known as a skilled craftsman and sculptor, as well as a calligrapher and a prolific painter.  It was during this time that he formulated the ideas that later became A Book of Five Rings.


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A Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Miyamoto Musashi's A Book of Five Rings: The Classic Text of Principles, Craft, Skill and Samurai Strategy that Changed the American Way of Doing Business. Miyamoto Musashi was renowned in his own time as an invincible warrior, a master artisan, an author, and philosopher. Today, his philosophy is still revered by the Japanese and used as a guide for daily decision-making—and business strategy.

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A Book of Five Rings

Miyamoto Musashi, Translation by Victor Harris; Read by Stanley Ralph Ross
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This classic book of strategy is now available on cd Miyamoto Musashi was renowned in his own time as an invincible warrior, a master artisan, an author, and...


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