Hatsurei Ho – The Jewel of Reiki

December 18, 2014

Hatsurei ho is the Jewel of Reiki. It is one of the most powerful Reiki meditation techniques. This technique is part mindfulness meditation, part strengthening the Reiki channel, and part self empowerment. It is said to be the cornerstone of Usui’s practices. Preparation – Clearing the mind The first part of doing Hatsurei ho is […]

On the Wall or In Your Heart?

December 8, 2014

By Frans StieneThe precepts within the system of Reiki are the most important element; they are the foundation of the system. Without understanding the foundation the whole system will crumble, like a house without a good solid foundation.Many people just stick the precepts on the wall, recite them a few times a day and that […]

Is Reiki just a placebo response?

December 1, 2014

People who generally ask this question when they see studies in medical journals, instruments that can measure and quantify things, and predictable result from specific treatment protocols. They don’t accept anecdotal reports or historical evidence of these types of treatments being used effectively for thousands of years. To these people, I have one question. “What […]

Shielding and Reiki – Part 3

November 17, 2014

In the previous article, I spoke about how raising your energy vibration acts as a shield against lower frequency (often referred to as negative) energy. This time, I would like to discuss an actual shielding process that adds some extra protection. Why do we need another type of shielding? If raising our vibration causes negative […]

Shielding and Reiki – Part 2

November 13, 2014

In my last article, I presented my views on the necessity of shielding while performing Reiki treatments. In this one, I am going to present to you a basic shielding technique that anyone can use to protect themselves. During the process of a Reiki treatment, most Reiki practitioners are doing this technique without even thinking […]

Shielding and Reiki – Part 1

November 10, 2014

This article is the first part of a series on Shielding and Reiki. In this article, I would like to discuss the necessity of shielding while giving Reiki. Many people believe that because Reiki is about projecting energy only, that there is no need to shield. If the energy is constantly going out, then you […]

My Prologue

November 3, 2014

The story of my spiritual path may begin in 2004, but the prologue to that story definitely began in 2000, the year my mother died from cancer. I had left the small consulting firm where I had worked for two years, and I had a job teaching part time at a vocational school. My roommate […]

Reiki Self-Treatment Hand Positions

September 16, 2014

Self-healing is an important part of your personal development and self-discovery. Reiki is not just a tool for healing; it also brings protection, prevention and personal transformation on all levels. As you progress along your new path, inevitably you will come up against obstacles and setbacks in your life that often seem like the whole […]

What Makes a Good Distance Reiki Course?

September 15, 2014

There are a lot of people offering distance Reiki certification. Distance learning has existed for years. Attunements are the only thing that makes a Reiki course different from others. See my articles on Attunements and Distance Attunements for some specifics on their place in Reiki. Instead, I would like to talk about the rest of the Reiki course […]

Thoughts on the Origins of the Reiki Story

September 8, 2014

A lot of teachers still teach the Reiki Story – or the Traditional History of Reiki, in their Reiki 1 classes. And while the Reiki Story teaches many lessons, I don’t think we can describe it as history any longer. The Reiki Story came from a telephone interview given by Hawayo Takata many years ago. Many […]