A Beautiful Way to Apply the Reiki Precepts

In a recent contemplation, it occurred to me that the Reiki Precepts, starting top down, is an exploration from the leaves to the root. Starting with letting go of anger, letting go of fear, feeling gratitude, being true to our way and being, and being compassionate to ourselves and others.

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Oh No, My Heart Chakra’s Blocked!

It happened again. We’re sitting in the Reiki class discussing Reiki treatments and a student pipes up to say, “I don’t know if I can do this, my heart chakra’s blocked”.
The responses in the room are fairly standard. Many of the students make small, sad “oh” sounds. Well, I agree, it certainly sounds awful. Almost like a chronic medical condition.

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Getting Angry

Many years ago I lived in the Himalayas for a year and while there, I heard this wonderful story about getting angry.

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And the Universe replied…

Japanese cosmology beautifully underpins the system of Reiki. It tells us everything we need to know at a spiritual level.
The story begins with our creation, formed from the energetic blending of heavenly energy and earth energy. Watch as light filters down to join with rising darkness, and from this muddy core a human shape emerges.

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Reiki is Love and Compassion

When we soften our anger and worry, we start to slowly become more compassionate and loving.
And the deepest layer of love and compassion is revealed when we are loving and compassionate from a non-dualistic state of mind, a state of mind of emptiness. This is what, as practitioners and teachers of the system of Reiki, we need to embody more and more.

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Hito - Be Kind to Yourself and Others

Within the precepts we see the sentence “hito ni shinsetsu ni” 人 に 親切 に, which stands for “be kind to yourself and others”.
There has been some debate about how to pronounce hito in Japanese while we recite or chant the precepts.

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NEW 2017 Virtual Reiki Practice Evenings

In 2017 take part in 12 one-hour LIVE Reiki practice evenings with Frans Stiene, that is one a month!
There are 50 places ONLY available in each of the 4 Virtual Practice Sessions.
Bookings will be taken on a first in, first served basis!

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The Outcome of the System of Reiki

What is the outcome of practicing the system of Reiki?
Is it knowing how to place the hands in the correct spot?
Is it knowing how to chant the mantras correctly?
Is it sitting in seiza for a long time?

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