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助宗 – Sukemune
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October 31, 2016 at 9:39 am
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February 26, 2018 at 4:02 pm
Please update the 1st sentence of the English text with this:
…it is not a wise choice to rely on long distances between the castle and umadashi.
February 26, 2018 at 3:59 pm
Please update the English with the following text:
From ancient times it is stated that,while securing a castle, if the focus is placed on the umadashi used to aid in castle control …. (continues on pg 12)
February 26, 2018 at 3:55 pm
Please update the English text with this:
#4: The matter concerning Daikaku Umadashi and Daimaru Umadashi, and the inadequate points of setting such umadashi distances away on the outskirts of a mountain castle
February 6, 2018 at 3:48 pm
8. The Matter on Manji no Kyokushaku
February 6, 2018 at 3:46 pm
Chikiri is a structure having symmeticly 4 corners and angles. Manji is 2 characters forming completely harmonized shape. The reasoning behind the chikiri’s straight 4-directional and criss cross patterns is to have shadows.
Being within such a thing as a criss cross pattern where utilizing the tactic of advancing and retreating is a must, the same number of 3 patterns would need to be at the rear of the castle. Such was the decision by those retainers of the Koshu style.
A mind needs to devote time to pondering and being concerned.
“Tondo no I” refers to the pattern style that is the product of one that is insightful.
February 6, 2018 at 3:31 pm
7. Matter on Ura no Kyokushaku
February 6, 2018 at 3:28 pm
When learned from Kaga it became “Taisho no Umadashi Crest”.
Afterwards, Yamamoto Kansuke went to Koshu and along with entering the service of Takeda’s military, he was presented for the first time the matter of chikiri through Hayato Sa, son of Kaga Mori.
Through his service, Kansuke was able to make a true, geometrically 4 sided castle (4 ways 4 corners). He grew to the point where he could devise a true castle consisting of cross patterns that wrapped and winded around no matter how large the size. He could devise a castle serving as a stronghold where the occupants walled up in can take action and hold out.
Such a great thing (chikiri no kyokushaku), birthed from profound knowledge, can be preserved/last forever.
February 6, 2018 at 2:57 pm
To be passed on with utmost secrecy. Revealing contents is prohibited.
February 6, 2018 at 2:56 pm
Compiled in the year 1790, in the middle of August.
February 6, 2018 at 2:51 pm
A limitless design shaped with entrances that is believed to be impossible to conceive points to being of the will of the gods. When the unusually wonderful and greatest (qualities) of human nature have been reached, one would look like they are performing miracules while taking to the task at hand. The very thing you work on will also appear divine.
Above being perceived as a virtuous man capable of particular, special things, through the “kan no de” of the Katamon Shinshin no Kyokushaku, one will exist within the space of the elements.
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