Morihei Ueshiba’s rice

An Aikido teacher once reported this quote: “Don’t teach budo if you’re worried about your komebitsu”. The words are by Morihei Ueshiba and were repeated several times to his student Morihiro Saito, as Gaku Homma refers to in several writings. The komebitsu (米櫃) is the typical wooden container in which Japanese families stored the rice […]