Reiki Articles, Podcasts, Videos and Photos

Quieting the Mind

During the course of teaching Reiki, or even in conversations with people in general, I notice one thing that is heartening.  The awareness around meditation practices, mindfulness and the benefits of such practices is definitely growing.

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English and Japanese copies of the booklet Reiki Ryoho no Shiori

Here you’ll find links to the Japanese and English copies of the booklet Reiki Ryoho no Shiori which is handed out by the Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakkai.

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Healing is Preparation

Healing is not just about going to a practitioner when you don’t feel well. Healing is not just about using self-healing practices at the moment you get sick. Healing is about starting right here, right in this current moment. Healing is about nurturing balance and harmony not just in our bodies, but also in our minds and hearts.

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Spiritual Medicine

Within the precepts we see the phrase “spiritual medicine.” But what does spiritual medicine stand for?

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Reiju - Giving and Receiving, Together As One

Reiju (Japanese kanji 霊授) is one of the essential elements within the system of Reiki. Literally it meansspiritual blessing or offering.

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Comparing Mikao Usui’s Teachings with Seishin Kenkyu Kai

Seishin Kenkyu Kai was started by Kuwabara Toshiro (1873-1906). According to Christopher Harding, in Religion and Psychotherapy in Modern Japan, Seishin Kenkyu Kai was centered around four concepts…

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The Journey from “I” to “One”

For the most part, our life experience is bound by our identification with the “I”, the self.
Authentic spiritual masters, genuine gurus, sages of different traditions, and even modern scientists, however, all point to the interconnected reality of our existence.

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The History of Reiki Teleclass

In this one and a half hour video teleclass, Frans Stiene will talk about the history of the system of Reiki. Frans has trained with Hyakuten Inamoto and is a Komyo Reiki Kai Shihan, he has trained with Hiroshi Doi and is a Gendai Shihan, he trains with Chris Marsh, met with Mrs Yamaguchi in 2001, and trains with a Japanese priest to get an understanding of what Mikao Usui himself practiced and to find out what the system of Reiki is all about.

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