The Touch of Love

As I am sure you are aware, there are so many, many books written about the power of kaji, and of course the ones on mikkyo mention the very elaborate and lengthy rituals. On the other hand, there are a few theses written on the matter of healing that write about the priest using their rosary to touch parts of the body to effect some kind of response from the person receiving the kaji.

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Be Kind to Yourself and Others

I always say, “I can not give you tea if I do not have tea.” I can not be kind to others if I am not kind to myself; both have to go hand in hand.

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The Esoteric Teachings of Mikao Usui

“The word “esoteric” is used within Shingon Buddhism to indicate two teachings. First, that the Buddhas preach by adjusting their teachings according to the ability of their audiences to comprehend, and so to reserve some teachings until beings are ready for them. In this case, the Buddha wisely holds back teachings temporarily until the listener is ready for them…

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In The Footsteps of Mikao Usui

This coming May I will be going on a journey to Japan to walk into the footsteps of Mikao Usui, and will become a lay Shugendo monk at a prestigious Shugendo temple. During this three week training I will meet with two of my Shugendo teachers. With one of them I will go for two weeks deep into the Japanese mountains to delve into our own True Self.

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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 Mindfulness Interview with Frans Stiene

Listen as Reiki author, Paula Horan, interviews Frans Stiene on the subject of Mindfulness.

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Reiki and Mindfulness Teleclass May 2013

The “mindfulness movement” has grown to become very popular with mindfulness classes being taught in hospitals and wellbeing facilities and even in the corporate world.
Mindfulness, however, was already incorporated by Mikao Usui into the system of Reiki over 100 years ago.
In this one-hour teleclass, senior International House of Reiki teacher, Frans Stiene, will help you to discover the benefits of mindfulness in your Reiki practice.

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Reiki and Sanmitsu Teleclass November 2012

Sanmitsu is a Japanese term meaning Three Secrets. These secrets are Mind, Body and Energy and they exist in all major Japanese spiritual teachings. Find out how the Three Secrets work with Mikao Usui’s teachings! This one-hour teleclass with will draw on elements that Frans learned when he was in Japan in July, 2012.

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