A Book of Five Rings

  • by Miyamoto Musashi
  • Narrated by Alec Sand
  • 1 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Legendary 17th century swordsman Miyamoto Musashi’s exposition of sword fighting, strategy and Zen philosophy. Required reading for any martial artist, business person or student of strategy. Includes the one hour Zen inspired soundtrack The Mysterious Sound of Wind in the Bamboo. Performed on authentic Japanese instruments.


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Japanese Warrior Culture

A quick and interesting read on the arts of the sword of old Japan. The Swordmaster tells you many techniques to control yourself and your spirit in many situations. Much like other Asian Philosophical works this will benefit you in every day life.
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Wouldn't Want To Meet This Guy In Battle

Would you consider the audio edition of A Book of Five Rings to be better than the print version?

Yes, the narrator was awesome! The voice, pacing, and music was all well done.

Any additional comments?

Favorite take away is the importance of daily, constant practice.

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- Daniel

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-07-2011
  • Publisher: Trout Lake Media