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Jori-ki and Tari-ki

"Energy" Chinese = chi Japanese = ki

Jori-ki is self-power, power we develop through our own efforts. Jori-ki we generate ourselves through our actions, our diet, our attitude and, especially, our daily practice.

Tari-ki is other-power, power we get from the efforts and charisma of others.

Tari-ki is what we soak up from being around people, places and situations.

It is vital for each of us to take responsibility by showing up with a store of jori-ki as well as with a receptivity to tari-ki.

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