reiki history

Thoughts on the Origins of the Reiki Story

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 […]

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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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History of Reiki

The Life of Mikao Usui Mikao Usui was born on August 15, 1865 in the village of Yago in the Yamagata district of Gifu prefecture, Japan, and he died on March 9th, 1926. Usui grew up during the Meiji Restoration when Japan to open its borders and its economy to the outside world. This event […]

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