Archive - August 2011

Rolf Zuberbuhler

(b. 1948). Printer. Began training in 1964 at the Nippon Zurich Dojo. President of the Zurich Aikikai beginning 1985. Aikikai of Zurich, Hardturmstr. 76, Zurich, CH-8004 Switzerland.

Zen 禅

A Japanese school of Mahayana Buddhism that teaches self-discipline, deep meditation, and the attainment of enlightenment by direct intuitive insight into a self-validating transcendent truth beyond all intellectual...

Yusai 幽斉

An informal method of prayer practiced within the context of the OMOTO RELIGION. Morihei UESHIBA is said to have extensively trained in yusai during the AYABE period.

Tsutomu Yukawa 湯川勉

(1911-13 July 1942). B. Gobo, Wakayama Prefecture. Became UCHIDESHI at KOBUKAN DOJO c. 1931 upon graduation from middle school. Married to a niece of Morihei UESHIBA and a favorite student of the Founder. Later taught...