Here are the original Usui Reiki Principles written in Japanese
These are the Usui Reiki principles as taught by Dr Miako Usui, the founder of the Usui Reiki Healing System.
The original Japanese Principles/Affirmations
The Secret Method of Inviting Blessings
The Spiritual Medicine of Many Illnesses
For today only, do not anger, do not worry.
Do your work (meditation) with appreciation.
Be kind to all people.
In the morning and at night with hands held in reverence – think this in your mind, chant this with your mouth.
The Usui Reiki method is to change your mind and body for the better.
The Western style versions of the Principles/Affirmations have adopted the following format.
They have been “Westernized” to be better understood but still have tremendous value.
Just for today, I will not anger.
Just for today, I will let go of worry.
Just for today, I will do my work honestly.
Just for today, I will give thanks for my many blessings.
Just for today, I will be kind to my neighbor and every living thing.
Just for today, I will honor my teachers.