GoDoShin


Five Way Spirit or Five Fold Path

of Shito-Ryu Karate-Do

by Kenwa Mabuni

 

1. Shoshin wasureru nakare (Ishi)

Never forget the spirit of first beginning (Will/Determination)



2. Reigi okotaru nakare (Dotoku)

Never neglect courtesy and etiquette (Moral Virtue)


3. Doryuku okotaru nakare (Haten)

Never neglect effort (Growth/Development)



4. Joshin kakeru nakare (Joshiki)

Never lose the common spirit (Common sense)


5. Wa midasu nakare (Heiwa)

Never disturb harmony (Peace)

 

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