Using Healing Tools

A lot of people add healing tools from other systems when they give┬áReiki treatments. There is nothing wrong with this; Reiki was never meant to be this stagnant system that never grows. In fact, when Mikao Usui developed a ranking system for energy healers, he ranked himself one below the top, because he knew someone […]

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When Reiki doesn’t work

“Why didn’t Reiki heal my problem?” That can be a tough question to answer. A lot of Reiki practitioners fall back on the “highest good” argument and talk about esoteric factors that the person is working through. And sometimes that is the reason, but sometimes they are just more obvious. Master Stephen Co talked about […]

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Traditional History of Reiki

The Japanese like many ancient cultures used word of mouth to pass their history and practices down from generation to generation. Unfortunately, this led to a great deal of knowledge and wisdom being watered down and lost. Many people involved with Reiki believe that the techniques we use today for healing were first used in […]

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Forgiveness Practice

When I took the Basic Pranic Healing workshop from Master Stephen Co, I learned a great many things. But none of them were more powerful than the Forgiveness practice he taught us. Even doing this for just the few minutes in the workshop had profound effects on me. So I thought I would share it […]

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Why we teach Reiki hand positions

“Don’t worry if you forget one of the hand positions or get them out of order; Reiki will go where it is needed.” “Then why do we learn the hand positions?”┬áThat is a very good question, but very few Level 1 students ask it. I wish more would. Students don’t ask enough questions. I think […]

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