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To DKM or Not to DKM

Lately, there has been some discussion in the Reiki community questioning whether the founder of the system, Mikao Usui, actually taught the DKM mantra/symbol in the system of Reiki. DKM is encountered in the system’s final teachings of Shinpiden Reiki Level III. Most Reiki practitioners know of DKM through the teachings of Mrs Takata who, in the late 1930s, brought the system from Japan to the West. Mrs Takata taught the DKM mantra/symbol as the last of the system’s four mantras and symbols. Those questioning the DKM’s origins stem from the lineage of Mrs Yamaguchi.

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Year of the Dragon Poem

Shinpiden graduate, Zeynep, wrote this great poem for the Year of the Dragon. This should surely get us all in the mood for the Year of the Dragon Evening this week.

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New Year Mountain Reiki Retreat 2012

And here are a couple of photos from the recent New Year Mountain Reiki Retreat. This one of Grace is quite spectacular.

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The Great Bell Chant

The Great Bell Chant (The End of Suffering).

Something beautiful for the senses to start the New Year off.

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