Reiki Articles, Podcasts, Videos and Photos

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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1928 Reiki Magazine Article

“A Treatment to Heal Diseases, Hand Healing” by Shouoh Matsui
in the magazine “Sunday Mainichi”, Mar. 4, 1928

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Japanese Reiki Journey

It’s hard to believe that 2 million people pass through Tokyo’s Shinjuku train station each day and yet there’s not one scrap of graffiti to be seen. This is Japan and this is where Reiki first began.

Reiki, for us, has always had a mysterious element. Who was Mikao Usui? What sort of person was he? What happened to his original teachings? Why are the Japanese so reticent to share information with people from the west?

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