The Seven Virtues of the Bushido.
1. "Gi"-Integrity. To do the right thing by yourself. A Samurai must be smart in making choices and always chose what is good for the clan. He will make the right choice even if left alone. Practice Gi in everything you do.
2. "Yuuki"-Bravery and courage. To show courage every moment of living, whether in anger or not.
3. "Jin"- Kindness and compassion. To show everyone kindness and show compassion for all regardless.
4. "Rei"- Politeness. Politeness is different in Japan, politeness is more than just being kind, it’s about caring about others, and some say it borders an almost love-like feeling. 4. "Rei"- Politeness. Politeness is different in Japan, politeness is more than just being kind, it’s about caring about others, and some say it borders an almost love-like feeling.
5. "Makoto"- Honesty. Be true by the actions you show, and by the words you speak. Follow the laws of the universe and you will become an honest person.
6. "Meiyo"- To enjoy the honor. A Samurai must earn honor and enjoy it if he is to satisfying the codes of the Bushido.
7. "Chuugi"- To be loyal. To be trustful, loyal, and show these unconditionally to others.
The Code of the Bushido is a unique set of codes that allowed the Samurai warrior to be the most professional warrior of his time and even unto this day. The Samurai warrior was and is, to this day, an inspiring example of what a difference discipline, self control, respect, honor, perseverance and integrity can make in a person’s life.
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