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.
“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…
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.
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.
Listen as Reiki author, Paula Horan, interviews Frans Stiene on the subject of Mindfulness.
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.
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.
The difference between the International House of Reiki teachings and other Reiki schools.
Many people ask what the difference is between what the International House of Reiki teaches as Usui Reiki Ryoho and other schools or branches of the system of Reiki. Sure, most schools teach the same elements of the system, but what is it that makes our students go ‘Wow! That was way more than I could have ever expected’?
There are quite a few differences. Today we’d like to discuss just one of these.