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The Word “Not” Within the Precepts

Often people don’t like the word “not” within the precepts and start to change the first two precepts to what they want to say, to words that may feel more positive. But “not” is very important to Mikao Usui’s teachings.

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Japanese Esoteric Roots of Reiki Video

On June 14, 2017 Frans Stiene joined Firefly Society’s Esoteric Salon in NYC for a video. As Reiki has evolved and changed over the course of the 20th Century, it is often easy to forget that Mikao Usui’s teachings were part of a larger cultural context with deep traditions and meaning. Frans Stiene held space for us and shared his invaluable insight into Reiki, taking us into its heart by exploring its roots in Japanese esoteric Buddhism.

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What is Reiki?

The most consistent question put to me over the past 20 years has been “What is Reiki?” And I have always struggled to find a way to give an answer that would not turn off the questioner to being open to experience a Reiki session.

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