Lecture: Zen in Martial Arts (Montevideo, Uruguay)

Cultural Activities

CharlaZen1The martial arts instructor Mauricio Puente, (4th dan in Taekwon-do ITF),  New Acropolis volunteer, gave a talk on ‘Zen in the martial arts’ at the center in Montevideo.

During this activity, how mental concentration and emotional self-control through zen philosophy can be developed, was discussed, with the aim of achieving internal improvement.

Also were discussed the similarities of zen philosophy with the philosophies of Greece and Rome, demonstrating that practical philosophy is universal and that it can be applied to any human activity in addition to martial arts.



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