Enjoy good health

When we unify our mind and body and become one with the Universe, our living power will be activated. I showed you what is oneness of mind and body, and how to become one with mind and body in this book. I have also explained Ki breathing and its benefits to your health and living with a healthy mind and body. Start Ki breathing from today. I will ask you to be healthy at the end of the book. There are many things that happen in our long life. A person who was...

Breathing with oneness of mind and body

Let's talk about how to do Ki breathing. The most important thing is to practice oneness of mind and body. The correct posture is a natural posture when you do Ki brathing. Natural posture means our mind and body are one with the Universe. It is a more comfortable and stable posture. The problem arises when you have difficulty understanding what is oneness of mind and body. I have taught you in previous chapters how to do this. Anyone can check the state of oneness of mind and body through Ki...

History of the author

Koichi Tohei was born in Shitaya, Tokyo, in 1920. When he was three years old, he went back to his home town located in Tochigi prefecture. He was very weak when he was young. He always needed a doctor. His father worried about him. So his father started to teach Judo to Koichi Tohei. He was awarded black belt in Judo when he was 14 years old. When he was 16 years old, he entered Keio University. He practiced Judo very sincerely. But he practiced it so intensely that he contracted pleurisy. As...

The more you extend Ki the more you receive Ki

Some people think of Ki as a supernatural power. However, Ki is not a supernatural power. Ki is the infinite energy which exists among us. It is important to apply Ki in your daily life. This is the key to have a better life. I use the word Ki in Kanji Chinese character like this hereinafter called A not using hereinafter called B . I preside over Ki no Kenkyukai Ki Society . And I also write Ki no Kenkyukai as . Why am I using A instead of B A is the old way to express Ki in Kanji. So, some...

New day begins before going to bed

Sometimes it is difficult to sleep when we have an important event or worry. As everyone will agree, if we do not take a little time for sleep, the body may be unable to go on. Sometimes people try to sleep, and find it difficult to do so. When this happens, take thirty minutes or so and practice Ki breathing. If you cannot spare that much time, it is okay to lie down and practice Ki breathing. If you do Ki breathing before you sleep, you can change your subconscious mind to plus. Therefore,...

To become one with the Universe Extend Ki

I have explained how to unify mind and body. Keep one point, relax completely, and keep weight underside. They are all the same. If you understand this, the last principle is Extend Ki. Our lives are a part of the Ki of the Universe. As I explained before, when we say This is my water by holding a small amount of sea water in our hands, we surround a part of the Ki of the Universe with our body and say, This is I. When the Ki in our body interchanges with the Ki of the Universe, we are alive....

Resolution of migraine headache improve the concentration level

There are many people who are suffering from migraine headaches and feel heavy in the head, feel disoriented, etc. Any disorder of the head area may be caused by a variety of serious diseases. Any disorder of head area affects our health very much. Therefore, we need to take care of any problems. If you feel the disorder in the head area, you will find that the area around the base of your neck becomes hardened. This hard area compresses blood vessels inside of the cervical spine. This...

Ki Breathing by Koichi Tohei Sensei

Koichi Tohei sensei wrote a new book, Ki breathing Ki no Kokyuho in Japanese on March 2005. This book has been best selling book in Japan. Many people have started to study Ki through this book. Many overseas members requested us to translate this book into English. Therefore, we decided to translate this book into English and upload it on this weblog. We will upload translation every Monday. If you choose Special - Ki Breathing from category, you can read the translations in a row. I hope you...

Kiatsu of the shoulder To ease stiff shoulders to facilitate plus mind

Frozen shoulder was common among people in their 40s and 50s. There are many people who suffer from stiff shoulder at any age. If we maintain a correct posture, we can be free from stiff shoulders and pain. An unnatural posture can become the cause of stiff shoulders. Stiff shoulders make blood circulation poor, and can have an adverse effect on our head and eyes immediately. If you feel stiffness during your work, try self Kiatsu. It will also help you to maintain a positive disposition. To do...

Shisei in Japanese has two meanings

There are things that you have learned that are forgotten in our daily lives. Shisei in Japanese is one of them. The Japanese word Shisei has two meanings since old days. One is posture which refers to the body, the other is attitude which refers to your mind. When we say your attitude in doing things, this means state of mind. When we say Shisei wo tadasu in Japanese, this has two meanings. One is to adjust posture, another is improve one's attitude. When we hear these words, we tend to think...

How to carry heavy baggage easily

Once you understand correct posture, it is important to practice this in your daily life. Your bad posture has been created by what you have practiced until now. For many, bad posture has already became a habit. To change your habit, the easiest way is to practice it in your daily life. Here is an example. I am sure that you have carried heavy baggage in your daily life. There is a correct way and a wrong way to carry bags. Let's try the wrong example first. In photo 1, she raises her left...

Wake up with plus mind in the morning

Just as a year has only one New Year's day, a day has only one moment when you wake up in the morning. If you awaken with an unpleasant feeling, without your being conscious of it, that feeling will stick with you and call forth minus Ki. It tends to make the entire day unpleasant. You will think to yourself, I woke up this morning feeling heavy, and nothing has gone well all day. Ki development is a training to develop a constant outpouring of plus Ki. You must call forth plus Ki when you get...

To become one with the Universe Relaxation is the most powerful state

Just as a bow kept strung loses its usefulness, so humans cannot maintain continuous tension. It is very important to relax in your life. However, Children before an entrance exam often find themselves unable to answer questions that they could answer under normal circumstance. Athletes before big games sometimes tighten up and do poorly. Why do people feel that it is impossible to relax when something important is happening First of all, this notion arises from the illusion that when one is...

Live with plus Ki Know your state of mind

Many people understand the importance of plus mind. However, it is not an easy thing to be plus mind always. When we are in a state of minus mind, we do not realize it by ourselves. Before trying to keep plus mind, you should know your state of mind correctly. Ki breathing is important to know yourself. If you do Ki breathing everyday, your breath becomes calm, and your mind also becomes calm. If your mind becomes calm like the calm still surface of the water, your mind reflects all things...

Concentrate your mind at the One point in the lower abdomen

Everybody knows it is important to calm ones own mind. Well, where should we calm our own mind This place is one point in the lower abdomen which I will describe. People of the Orient, from ancient times, have placed emphasis on the importance of the lower abdomen Seika-tanden in Japanese as the birth place of true human strength. They have also tended to practice a mistaken belief that simply concentrating physical strength in the lower abdomen would produce a powerful lower abdomen. It is...

To grow strong in health

As I stated before, most of modern diseases are due to nervous problems. Most people disturb their own mind with small things, and capillary vessels contract, causing the body to tense. This is like a traffic snarl-up on the highway. It causes problems with the flow of the blood and the exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide. Internal breathing cannot function well in this state. This may be the cause of many diseases. Through your 20's, your living power is very active. However, after the age...

Kiatsu of the hip to remove pain in the lower back also practice good positioning of the hip

If you keep a correct posture, you will not get pain in the lower back unless you have other illnesses that cause you pain. Pain and feeling heavy in the lower back comes from a wrong posture or unnatural usage of your body. If you feel something wrong with your lower back, you can ease the problem by doing Kiatsu. If you feel something wrong, try self Kiatsu soon. To do Kiatsu on your hip, you do not have to lay down, but practice this sitting in a chair. By using both thumbs, put thumbs...

To become one with the Universe A magic pot

There is an old story about a magic pot. One merchant came to sell an old pot. People complained because the pot was very expensive. The merchant said, No, it is not expensive at all. It is a magic pot. What kind of magic can it perform people asked. The merchant said, Put anything you like in the pot. They threw whatever they had around into the pot and it all vanished. It was truly a magic pot. Such pots must be very useful. We all have such a magic pot in the one point in the lower abdomen....

Relieve your fatigue of the day

If you practice Ki breathing for 10 minutes, you will have 10 minutes of benefit. If you practice Ki breathing for one hour, you will have one hour of benefit. You can practice Ki breathing anywhere or anytime. Therefore, I would like to ask you to use time wisely, and practice Ki breathing frequently. When practicing Ki breathing while walking, do not move your upper body or lean forward and backward because if you do this, you will not be able to walk. Calm your mind by concentrating on the...

How to sit seiza correctly

Move your shoulders up and down several times to find a posture where you can do it easily. You should be sitting with your feet up. Second photo Sit seiza lightly. Check to be sure that you move your shoulders up and down several times. Put your hand on your lap lightly. Do not push down. Your toes cross, one on top of the other lightly. Third photo When you receive Ki test, you will find that you are stable naturally, without thinking to not move.

Exhale naturally Inhale naturally

For people who study Ki breathing, please clearly understand the meaning of Exhale naturally, breathe in naturally. Even if you can exhale and inhale comfortably, if you repeat them again and again, you may forget to coordinate mind and body and become one with the universe. If you exhale with oneness of mind and body, your inhale will come in naturally. This will leave you with the feeling that you are one with the universe. Many people misunderstand that...

Self Kiatsu

I would like to describe Kiatsu therapy Kiatsu ryoho which I teach. Kiatsu therapy is to send Ki into the body from the outside to strengthen a person's living power. If Ki is supplied from the outside, the person's life power strengthens which facilitates recovery from illnesses or injury. When you do self-Kiatsu You do Kiatsu therapy to yourself , it is important to practice oneness of mind and body, which is the natural posture. If you become tense as you press yourself, you cannot extend...

The principle of nondissension

It is important to keep healthy human relationships to maintain a healthy mind and body. The Universe is absolute, with which we have no cause to fight. Battles arise first when the idea of duality appears. By focusing on the relative world, we have lapsed into the attitude that fighting is a natural thing. We have forgotten the true nature of the Universe. People today find this a very difficult concept to understand. There are too many people today who feel it is impossible to live without...

To become one with the Universe Meaning of the one point in the lower abdomen

Let us think more deeply about the one point in the lower abdomen. The Universe is a limitless circle or sphere with a limitless radius. Thus I can say that I am the center of the Universe. Even if I take a step to the left, you cannot say that the Universe to my left side has become a step shorter. The Universe is still limitless. But if I say I alone am the center of the Universe, it will be a mistake. Everyone is the center of the Universe. A limited circle has only one center but a...

Lets start Ki breathing fifteen minutes a day to begin

If you can do Ki breathing correctly, practice it everyday. Let s start Ki breathing fifteen minutes a day. By doing Ki breathing fifteen minutes, 70 of carbon dioxide in your body is removed and your body is filled with oxygen. Please look at your hand at this moment. Your skin will have changed and become healthier. Continue this for at least two weeks. When you master deep breathing by doing Ki breathing, your daily breathing will also become deeper. Usually, a human breathes fifteen to...