reiki healing

Is All Energy Healing the Same?

Chakra or energy center is a term used in Pranic healing, an ancient Hindu system of energy healing. Prana means life energy. Aura is another terminology traced to Pranic healing. Aura is a non-physical body that consists of energy, which exists along with our physical body. The aura that covers our body is said to […]

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Is Reiki just a placebo response?

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 […]

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Shielding and Reiki – Part 3

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 […]

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Shielding and Reiki – Part 2

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 […]

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Shielding and Reiki – Part 1

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 […]

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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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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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Aura Cleansing

This week for Technique Tuesday, I would like to talk about cleansing the recipient of a Reiki healing treatment. In the energetic system, the chakras are the equivalent of the organs, the meridians or nadis are the blood vessel, and the aura is the skin, muscles, and bones. The aura extends out past the physical […]

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