Undefeated swordsman, master of battlefield strategy, martial arts
icon—Miyamoto Musashi, who lived in Japan in the 1600s, is the most
famous samurai of all time. His masterwork, the Book of Five
Rings (Gorin no sho) , is one of the most insightful texts on
the subtle arts of confrontation and victory to emerge from Asian
Over the centuries, Musashi's reputation has grown to mythic
proportions, but, in fact, much about Musashi and his life... more...