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Spirit of the Warrior

Spirit of the Warrior (Samurai, Bushido) book

Spirit of the Warrior is the second book in the Samurai Tetralogy by A. R. Basov.

Initially released in 2004, Spirit of the Warrior has enjoyed popularity in Russia and has become the handbook of admirers of the Bushi-Do Wisdom. It is popular among those who practice martial arts, as well as those who have an interest in medieval studies or our life from a spiritual point of view.

For what did the great warriors of Japan live and die? What is the sacred mission of a samurai? What is truly essential, not only for a medieval Japanese knight, but also for every true man of any epoch? You will find the answers to these questions in the new book, Spirit of the Warrior:  The Philosophy of Will by A. R. Basov.

Spirit of the Warrior is a creative research on the legacy of samurai. It contains numerous aphorisms and sayings of Japanese warriors, stories, and philosophical reflections. The focus of the book is the concept of Will - the basis of Bushi-Do. The book casts light on several aspects of the esoteric Samurai Doctrine which cannot be missed if you truly seek to comprehend Bushi-Do...


Author: A. R. Basov
Title: Spirit of the Warrior. The Philosophy of Will
Price: $25 – a protected e-book for Windows and Android



As a classic hardcover limited edition illustrated by Tatiana Basova, who is also one of the translators and a Japanologist, it is for pre-order only; it will take one month to fulfill your order.
The original artwork completes the exquisite design of the book. The fusion of the highest quality and sublime aesthetics makes the book a work of art in its own right. Only the finest European materials are used in the production of our books.
The text is printed on textured non-acid paper. Each book is sewn and bound by hand.
Each book is numbered.
Spirit of the Warrior contains 8 color illustrations, printed on special paper with a metallic surface, and translucent paper between pages. There are also many black and white illustrations that add special charm to the edition. The book will become a worthy acquisition for your library, it will serve for generations.

Hardcover limited edition

Author: A. R. Basov
Title: Spirit of the Warrior. The Philosophy of Will
Price: $250 – full special edition, illustrated by Tatiana Basova (PRE-ORDER)

Send us a message, if you wish to order it. It will take one month to fulfill your order.

You can watch the video about the Russian edition of the limited edition hardcover book:

||| You can read a few chapters and quotes from the book |||

1. Being a warrior is your religion
2. A backward look?
A look into the future!
3. Why should we study
Bushi-Do nowadays?
4.Where there is will,
there is the Way.
The philosophy of will.
5. A mystery bird
6. The Way
7. To comprehend the immortal inside yourself...
8. A gulp of air
9. Corner stone
10. The beauty of a flower
11. Philosophy of life and
death transcendence
12. Silence reveals the truth
13. Cold Water
14. Emptiness
15. Take each moment as it comes!

16. “At that time” is “right now”
17. A sophisticated image of force
18. Combat
19. Teacher
20. Destiny
21. Hell and Heaven
22. Lengthen your Way and do not shorten it for others
23. Great creed and minor creed
24. Social medium; The Emperor's Cult
25. Friendship
26. Family
27. The Basics of Samurai Training
28. The cult of ancestors
29. Samurai and old age
30. A Life
31. Miyamoto Musashi
32. Distinct moral
33. Samurai must be the color of cherry blossoms
34. To a military commander

35. Patience is the supreme courage!
36. Sword and chrysanthemum
37. Purity
38. The Source
39. A Legend about the ascension and purity of samurai spirit
40. Symbol of Wisdom
41. Master
42. State of mind
43. Flash of lightning
44. Spirit and body
45. Steadfastness
46. Worrying will change nothing
47. State of the Warrior
48. The way of force
49. Total determination
50. Masculine philosophy
51. Will and onrush
52. We must take fire from history, not ashes!
53. Shoulder to shoulder


I will not get lost...
The North Star is shining in the darkness...
The road to Valhalla, straight like a sword, is always in front of me!

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