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04-14-2010, 01:20 AM
Help needed! I'd greatly appreciate it if anyone can assist with the following:

What would be the best way to convey the following Japanese concepts, as they relate to aikido keiko, into reasonably concise English?

1. Ki o nukanai no ishiki

2. Ki o dasu no ishiki

3. Ki ni awasu no ishiki

04-16-2010, 12:52 AM
* ishiki - consciousness, awareness
* ki o nukanai - not to move/remove/extract your (ki) focus, attention, awareness
* ki o dasu - to put out/emit/extend/project your (ki) focus, attention, awareness
* ki o awasu - to blend/coordinate/match your (ki) focus, attention, awareness