Following on from Frans Stiene’s talk on the Japanese Art of Reiki he answered questions from the audience. In Part II he talks at length about Reiki Treatments and their place in the system of Reiki.
Enjoy the energetic experience of watching Frans Stiene of the International House of Reiki perform a brief demonstration Reiki treatment as we discuss the evolution of hands on healing for Reiki practitioners. This will help you understand why Reiki practitioners perform Reiki treatments in a variety of ways.
During a recent teleclass, How to Perform Reiki Treatments, a student asked me to elaborate on byosen reikan ho. Since we believe this question is of interest to many of our readers, we decided to write an article about it.
Today’s article focuses on a single question: What is hands on healing, as practiced within the traditional Japanese system of Reiki? Throughout the article, we will be quoting Yanagi Sōetsu (1889 - 1961), a Japanese philosopher who, in the late 1920s, founded the folk craft movement (Jp. Mingei) in Japan. We believe that he cogently expresses a philosophy that underlies many traditional Japanese practices — such as tea ceremony, flower arranging , martial arts, and meditation — and is deeply embedded in everyday Japanese life.
Placing the hands on the body as self-treatment or to help others is yet another aspect to healing within the system of Reiki. There are many ideas about hands-in healing and we have discussed some in our other blogs. Today we’d like to hear from you.
Today we have a question for your about hands-on healing. Can you practice hands-on healing while watching the TV, talking or being other wise engaged?
Julie and I went to a rescue shelter for horses to do some animal reiki yesterday. Julie is passionate about horses, and regularly volunteers there. I wanted to learn more about animal reiki, so I went along with her. We picked the best day to go out!! Rain + wind.
What a great response to our last question about the Reiki precepts, so many interesting and tasty answers. One thing which is becoming clear is that many say that the precepts are one of the most, if not THE most, important element within the system of Reiki. When we speak of elements, we are discussing the five main elements to the system of Reiki.
So here is our next question for you, also related to the Reiki precepts…