The Zen Master Tenzan Toyoda

Meido Moore Sensei

Understanding Meisoho

Most students of Toyoda Shihan are aware that he stressed Zen principles in his instruction. At the very least, it is clear that he considered the practice of seated meditation and other internal training to be crucial; familiarity with "meisoho," meditation training, was even one of his Aikido rank test requirements. Unfortunately, it is the one most misunderstood and most often ignored.

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