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How Reiki Symbols and Mantras have Affected my Life

After attending my Western Style Reiki level two course, I came away a little perplexed. I felt as though something wasn’t quite right with some of the teachings. This was not the fault of my teachers, but more with how the Reiki teachings have been passed down through the Reiki lineage.

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The Secret of Many Blessings Part 4 of 5 Understanding the “Many Blessings”

I’ve written before that, in my personal opinion, the precepts are the key to the miracles and manifestations that many of us Reiki practitioners experience in our lives.  Why is that the case?  I think that the key is to understand what the “Many Blessings” are.

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The Secret of Many Blessings Part 3 of 5 The Reiki Precepts

In the modern form of Reiki that I had trained with, the precepts were just sort of there, hanging by the side, seemingly taught by teachers only because their teacher had talked about it.  Don’t get me wrong, I too heard about the generally nice stuff about the precepts, how by following it, we can lead a good life.  For me, that was like “motherhood and apple pie”!  Whatever!

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What does the International House of Reiki Teach?

If you study with the International House of Reiki do you have to stand under waterfalls or walk mountain paths in traditional Japanese Shugendo clothing like senior Reiki teacher Frans Stiene has been doing?
In short - no.
So, what sort of things DO you study with the International House of Reiki?

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Was Mikao Usui a Yamabushi?

Senior Reiki Teacher at the International House of Reiki, Frans Stiene, explains his interest in studying the Yamabushi and their links to Mikao Usui.

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Vale Sakai Ajar

Buddhist monk Yusai Sakai, known for twice achieving “sennichi kaihogyo”, the 7 year practice of he Marathon monks, died of heart failure Monday, his family said. He was 87.

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The Secret of Many Blessings Part 2 of 5 Healing Miracles and Manifestations Galore

In the first 21 days after the Reiki Level-1 class, I started feeling the intensive flow of energy in me.  Clearly, the practice was doing something.  And I started doing healing work right away on family and friends.  And amazing things started happening.

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