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Exploring the Mantra Choku Rei 



Within Okuden Reiki level II we use a mantra called Choku Rei 直霊, and in this article I’d like to explore where this mantra came from and what it means.

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Change Changes Everything: Grieving and my Reiki Practice

Over the past six months, I’ve experienced a tectonic shift in my life: my father died. Lately, I’ve been noticing my Reiki practice has changed as a result, in paradoxical ways, becoming deeper and more shallow, harder and easier, all at the same time.

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Heart/Mind and Hands on Healing

I often get asked the question from Reiki teachers and students alike: Why do some practitioners and/or teachers have more energy coming out of their hands than others?
Some even go further then that and ask: Why do some practitioners and/or teachers emanate more energy from their whole being than others?

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Reiki = True Self

We are often asked what the word Reiki stands for within the system of Reiki. Reiki literally translates as Spiritual Energy.

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De-Attune?

Recently, there has been a lot of talk in the Reiki community about the concept of “de-attuning” people. This is due to a Reiki teacher having invented a new system which requires you to be de-attuned from your previous symbols before taking on these new symbols. He states that the new method he has invented is not in harmony with the older teachings.

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In Accordance with the Universe

In Hiroshi Doi’s book Iyashi no Gendai Reiki Ho we find a statement about Mikao Usui’s teachings. Below we find the Japanese text from Doi-san’s book, which he took from a “Leaflet of Reiki Ryoho—Members Only” 会員のみに配布する霊気療法のしおり This leaflet was issued by the Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakkai when Wanami sensei was the 5th president.

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