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Culture Bushidō (武士道)

Bushidō (武士道, "the way of the warrior") is a moral code concerning samurai attitudes, behaviour and lifestyle. There are multiple bushido types which evolved significantly through history. Contemporary forms of bushido are still used in the social and economic organization of Japan. Bushido is also used as an overarching term for all the codes, practices, philosophies and principles of samurai culture. It is loosely analogous to the European concept of chivalry, but there are major differences.


Bushido: way of the Warrior

Culture  Bushido: way of the Warrior

Bushido (武士道, lit. “the Way of the Warrior”; 武士 bushi “warrior”) refers to a set of norms constituting a code of conduct for the Japanese warrior class. Influenced by Confucianism, Zen Buddhism and Shintoism, bushidō had not been formally codified before the Edo period. The Principles of...

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