武産合氣; take musu ai ki

pointer

energies of samsara
are many.

stopping spear,1
gives birth,
to aiki.

case

“not one > two, just one”,2
this is joining. musubi.
“ikkyo whole life”3

commentary

all spears laid down.

memo sorting table


notes

unceasing, evergrowing, meditation, kotadama, expression.4

1 saotome sensei translated this in Aikido and Harmony of Nature as “stopping spear”
2 saotome sensei is fond of this expression, when there is a between take and musu.
3 saotome sensei remembers this expression fondly from O’Sensei.
4 it was the growing part the body wasn’t prepared for yet, and there were ways of dealing with it. the brain and body did what it did best, it was finding a way based on habitation.