The Precepts are the Foundation for Hands-on/off Healing

We all can do hands-on/off healing; it is in fact very easy. Just place your hands on (or near) yourself or someone else and there you go! Right?
Well, yes. But…

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Kurama Dera Message: Gazing at the Light

This article is a rendering of a chapter in the book, 古寺巡礼 Old Temple Pilgrimage, Kyoto, by 信楽 香仁 Shigaraki Konin, 貫主 Abbess of 鞍馬寺 Kurama Dera, 2007, pp 81-94. Presented by Okunomichi with the permission of the Abbess and the anonymous translators

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The Reiki Precepts and Old Man’s Favourite Adages

Around 1853 in the Edo period of Japan The Old Man’s Favourite Adages, Oyaji No Kogoto, appeared. No one knows who wrote it, but what is interesting is that it includes similar ideas to the Reiki Precepts. See if you can find them…

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Frans Stiene’s Shugendo Training in French Alps

This last week senior Reiki Teacher at the International House of Reiki, Frans Stiene, travelled from Australia to the Shômudo Shugen hermitage in the French Alps to receive teachings from the Reverend Yamabushi Priest Kûban.

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Reiki and Surrendering

Surrendering ourselves to spiritual energy (Reiki) is not that easy as we are so programmed by our upbringings or, as is often in the system of Reiki, by our teacher/s. When we surrender we move in an organic way - no dogmatic steps, movements or hand positions - but completely free.

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The Confusion around Reiju

The Confusion around ReijuWithin the modern Reiki community, there appears to be a lot of confusion about reiju and attunement. In this article we present a perspective that will, hopefully, clear up some of this confusion. We invite your comments.

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Are YOU joining us in New York in September?

Reiki New YorkFrans is trying to find ways to help you join him for Shinpiden. Interested? Read on… After returning from his recent Shugendo training in Japan, Frans has been thinking about how to help the Reiki community get a clearer idea of what it means to work with the system of Reiki from a traditional Japanese perspective. By saying “japanese”, he’s not talking about what is taught in Jikkiden Reiki, Komyo Reiki or Gendai Reiki - whose main focus remains hands-on healing.

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Year of the Dragon Reiki Evening

2012 is the Year of the Dragon.
Frans Stiene is holding a live event in Australia on the 25th January for the Chinese New Year to help you prepare yourself for the Year of the Dragon.
However, Frans would like to give everyone the opportunity to share this special event where ever you are. You can participate from your own home. If you do this you will be asked to do specific practices at specific times.

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