Here’s a photo of our lovely Reiki Level III Shinpiden group from San Francisco.
Recently re-entering my daily life after the Washington, DC Shinpiden class, I was struck by the changes I’ve been able to embrace since I first started studying with the International House of Reiki 8 years ago. I’m more grounded and expanded, usually both at the same time! If you knew me well, you’d know what a miracle that is. I’m also more compassionate and strong in my own meditation and personal healing, clearer and more effective as a healer for others. Far from perfect, I am nonetheless more calmly and sanely me, in ways I couldn’t have guessed when I began this path.
When I was a young priest I had occasion to visit a contemplative community of sisters. An old sister opened the door. Knowing that I was a new priest, she asked for my first blessing. I stood over this contemplative and drew on every resource I knew to invoke the most intimate blessing. As I was completing the blessing, it struck me how ironical this situation was…
Here is a group photo of the lovely Washington DC Shinpiden Reiki Level III class.
“The real secret of the system of Reiki is not the attunement or the symbols and mantras but your personal practice of the 5 elements of the system. These 5 elements are meditating on the precepts, meditating on the symbols/mantras, practicing the meditation techniques like hatsurei ho, performing the attunement and hands-on healing on yourself in a state of meditation.” Read more Reiki Quotes by Frans Stiene…
The difference between the International House of Reiki teachings and other Reiki schools.
Many people ask what the difference is between what the International House of Reiki teaches as Usui Reiki Ryoho and other schools or branches of the system of Reiki. Sure, most schools teach the same elements of the system, but what is it that makes our students go ‘Wow! That was way more than I could have ever expected’?
There are quite a few differences. Today we’d like to discuss just one of these.
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