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Ki Principles by Koichi Tohei

The following collection is meant to help understanding of the unification of mind and body in different situations of the daily life and show some possibilities to practise

4 Basic Principles for the unification of Mind and Body


These Basic principles form the foundation of the Ki-Aikido 1. Keep One Point 2. Relax Completely 3. Keep weight underside 4. Extend Ki For each of these four basic principles there are 5 principles to clarify.

5 Principles to keep the One Point


1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Do not feel the lower abdomen Do not feel the weight of the body on your feet Do not feel your breath Let everything be absorbed in the One Point Send all the power from the One Point Put the power of each portion of the body in its natural place Relax without loss of power Keep the greatest position for your body Keep the strongest position for your body Do not be aggressive Keep a comfortable position Do not feel the weight of your body Let the Ki expand to its maximum React at the right moment in the right way Perceive with clearness do not feel the body Feel the centrifugal force Have a gentle expression Keep the calmest possible position Be free and clear Know that your life is protected by the universe Before sleeping change to positive thoughts and then sleep Be grateful when you eat Eat mainly vegetables Don't be selfish Always extend ki Do the necessary things others don't want to do Don't make promisses which you might not be able to keep Always be happy if other people succeed Arrange everything properly after finishing a task

5 Principles to Relax Completely

5 Principles to Keep Weight underside

5 Principles to Extend Ki

5 Principles for Health

5 Principles of being popular amoung people