“Breathe out so that your breath travels infinitely tothe ends of the Universe, breathe in so that your breath reaches your
one point and continues infinitely there. Ki breathing is an importantway of unifying mind and body.
At night when all is quiet and calm, do this alone, and you will feel that you are the Universe and that the Universe is you. It will leadyou to the supreme ecstasy of being one with the Universe. At this moment the life power that is rightfully yours is fully activated.”
— Koichi Tohei Sensei, Aikido Grandmaster after Ueshiba…
Ki is the Japanese word for what the Chinese call “Qi” (“chi”), Hindu yoga calls “Prana,” and Judaism calls “Ruach.” Ki is the breath
energy of both the individual and of the universe itself…
Try the above breath meditation for yourself for 21 days… you’ll be surprised at the results… The same breath meditation exists in Catholic mysticism, Buddhism, Kashmir Shaivism, Sufism, and more…
Smile, breathe right, and keep your tongue up!