THE FIVE PRINCIPLES OF AIKIDO

                       THE FIVE PRINCIPLES OF AIKIDO AS TAUGHT BY THE FOUNDER MORIHEI UESHIBA O SENSEI.

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  1. AIKIDO IS THE PATH WHICH JOINS ALL PATHS OF THE UNIVERSE THROUGHOUT ETERNITY; IT IS THE UNIVERSAL MIND WHICH CONTAINS ALL THINGS AND UNIFIES ALL THINGS.
  2. AIKIDO IS THE TRUTH TAUGHT BY THE UNIVERSE AND MUST BE APPLIED TO OUR LIVES ON THIS EARTH.
  3. AIKIDO IS THE PRINCIPLE AND THE PATH WHICH JOINS HUMANITY WITH THE UNIVERSAL CONSCIOUSNESS.
  4. BUDO ALL COME TO COMPLETION WHEN EACH INDIVIDUAL, FOLLOWING HIS OR HER TRUE PATH, BECOMES ONE WITH THE UNIVERSE.
  5. AIKIDO IS THE PATH OF STRENGTH AND COMPASSION WHICH LEADS TO THE INFINITE PERFECTION AND EVER-INCREASING GLORY OF GOD.