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Where is Reiki Taking Us?

The wonderful world of Reiki is changing minute by minute. Tick, tick, tick.

I find that with each new day I am presented with more insights into the history of Reiki. I occasionally ask myself, ‘What is the use of that?’. But when Reiki is your way of life it can make a difference. New ideas and challenges can help you retain your integrity and humility as a teacher.

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Am I Channelling Positive Energy with Reiki?

When a Reiki practitioner works with energy it is sometimes called channelling the energy. The reason why we channel energy is to support the movement of that which is stagnant in order to live life in its natural flow.

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Japan & Reiki

My name is Andy Bowling; I live in the south - east of England in the coastal town of Folkestone, Kent.

In 1997 I was browsing the Internet, when, on a list of Reiki practitioners from around the world, I saw a Reiki Master living in Kyoto, Japan. He was the only Japanese listed at that time. Knowing that Usui was born and had lived in Kyoto I decided that I would contact this Reiki Master to see if he could help me with Usui’s history.

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Breaking the Reiki Code

Current research into the system of Reiki is bringing to light a great deal of hidden knowledge about the system’s beginnings and original intentions. While researching our books, The Reiki Sourcebook, and the soon to be released The Japanese Art of Reiki, we discovered that this is not the sort of knowledge that has deliberately been buried away from prying eyes – rather it has been lying under the dust of an unexplored past.

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What do I do with the Colours I see with Reiki?

Many people when they experience a Reiki treatment or enjoy a Reiki course have the experience of seeing colours.

It is a common phenomenon though not one experienced by everyone. Some of us are more prone to visual experiences than others. So for those of you who may have experienced this here is a brief understanding of what it might mean for you.

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The Hidden Treasures of Reiki

Bronwen and Frans Stiene, founders of the International House of Reiki, were continually coming across hints that suggested there was more to the system of Reiki than meets the eye. Historical discrepancies, symbol variations and changed attunements suggested that the system had become somewhat like a game of Chinese whispers.

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Eguchi Toshihiro and Palm Healing

Research into a student of Usui Mikao who began his own school and form of palm healing.

There has been a great deal of interest in the history of the system of Reiki in recent years. This interest has occasionally hit brick walls and impasses and has not been unlike piecing together an historical jigsaw puzzle. There are pieces of information that people have been sitting on and then there are those pieces that remain unturned.

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Usui Sensei’s Teachings

There has been a great deal of discussion in the Reiki community over the last couple of years about ‘new’ discoveries within the system of Reiki. These discussions have focused on a number of topics including Mikao Usui’s life and Mikao Usui’s teachings - all in relation to what is taught today as the system of Reiki.

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