What does Samurai mean to you?
Often one person may associate Samurai with war and violence and another may think of strength, code of honour and valour.
Did you know that the meaning of Samurai is basically translated as "those who Serve" or "to Serve and Attend"?
Yes, the Samurai trained and dedicated their lives to serving the nobility or their master. David Lay wrote a great article titled, Origins of the Samurai (http://judoinfo.com/samurai.htm). In his article, he referenced a poem that was "written by warriors about service as border guards":
Without regard for myself
I set out
A shield strong but humble
For our Sovereign Lord.
The values of a Samurai include:
No matter what business I have been involved in, all of these principles have served me well in creating enhanced results and more profitable ventures. At Samurai Innovation, we want to help you employ these principles in an innovative way to assist you in creating new and powerful results in your business and life. It is about leveraging your power to innovate.
2015 Update: Want a look at Samurai Culture from my recent trip to Japan?
In addition to helping you find out the start of the meaning of samurai, the following images are just a sample preview from a training trip to Japan in our article titled, "Birthplace of Samurai". You will be able to checkout the pictures, video and article info.
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