GOKAI – JIKIDEN REIKI – the five principles
The wonderful medicine for all diseases. In the Reiki practice, the five Reiki principles of life are one of the most important elements. They were formulated by Mikao Usui Sensei, to treat the whole person and to promote a healthy mindset.
Mikao Usui Sensei observed that many people often returned after receiving treatment with new health problems. He realised that if people wanted to be completely healthy, they would have to look after their physical as well as their mental health in the same way. In order to change negative thinking patterns and to promote a positive attitude towards life, Mikao Usui Sensei has formulated five rules of life that bring one into the “now”.
It is recommended to recite the Gokai three times, everyday in the morning and in the evening, sitting in the Gassho meditation position. In Jikiden Reiki the Gokai are traditionally recited in Japanese. Despite the shortness of these rules of life have a profound meaning and great impact.
If you are interested, I would like to provide you with a detailed information sheet on the meaning of the individual Reiki rules of life.
KYO DAKE WA
- Ikaru na
- Shin pai suna
- Kan sha shi te
- Gyo-o hage me
- Hito ni shin setsu ni
Just for today
- Do not be angry
- Do not worry
- Be grateful
- Do your duties
- Be kind to all living beings, fellow human beings and to yourself