Reiki Articles, Podcasts, Videos and Photos

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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De-Stressing with Reiki

Bringing balance into our lives is the most effective way to get the best out of life. The system of Reiki centers on bringing the body back into balance. This is a Japanese technique from the early 1900’s created by Mikao Usui. The word can be translated as either ‘spiritual energy’ or ‘universal energy’. The first level is taught over a two-day period and has dual competencies; the student may use it on clients (in conjunction with other therapies) and on the self as a personal development tool.

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Tomita’s 1933 Reiki Book

Kaiji Tomita was a student of Mikao Usui. He wrote a book called, Reiki To Jinjutsu – Tomita Ryû Teate Ryôhô (Reiki and Humanitarian Work - Tomita Ryu Hands Healing) in 1933. The book was re-published in 1999 with the help of Toshitaka Mochizuki.

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Interview with Qi Gong Practitioner

Li Ying is the Principal Teacher of the Tian Yi Sydney School of Qi Gong. She teaches the practice of Qi Gong as well as traditional Daoist Qi Gong Healing.

The International House of Reiki interviewed Li Ying to find out the connection between the original Usui Reiki Ryoho techniques and Daoist Qi Gong.

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Inamoto Hyakuten’s Australian Visit

We were honoured to have Reiki Master Inamoto Hyakuten, from Kyoto, with us in Australia at the end of May 2003. This is the fisrt time a traditional Japanese teacher has taught in Australia.

Frans and Bronwen Stiene had met Inamoto san in Japan in 2001 and were so impressed with his honest and open style of teaching that they invited him to Australia to teach.

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How do you Meditate?

Every self help book you read seems to have a meditation in it and yet so many people ask us ‘how do you meditate?’. Meditation takes many forms - it can be a simple (yet profound) breath exercise or a complex visualisation. The aim of meditation is to discipline or quiet the mind.

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How to use The Reiki Sourcebook with Students


Teachers have been contacting us from many different countries and branches of Reiki to tell us that they love The Reiki Sourcebook and will be using it as a standard source material textbook for their students. Have a look below for ideas on how to use this book with your students.

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Lao Gong Stimulation

Here’s a martial arts exercise to stimulate your Lao Gong energy point. This will help you with sensing the sensitivity in your hands and help you to channel more energy.

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