Hiroshi Doi spoke from his practice, based in Usui’s practice; Hyakuten Inamoto spoke from his practice, based in Hayashi’s practice; and I spoke from my Takata practice.
As doctors graduate medical school, they are famously told, “Half of what you learned in medical school is wrong, and we don’t know which half.” If only the Reiki community were so forthright.
GUEST BLOG: My decision to learn to practice Reiki was more or less a last resort. I had reached a pinnacle of dissatisfaction and anxiety, and my usual coping methods were not working.
I was comfortable with my practice until immediately after the master class, when my teacher said, “Now you are ready to go out and make other Masters.” I felt a twinge of shock, and wanted to say, “What the heck are you talking about? I am brand new at this Master thing! How could I train another master now?”
What is universal life energy? How many Reiki practitioners pause to contemplate such a reality, a reality so foreign to western dualistic culture that we don’t even have a word for it.
Mahatma Gandhi encouraged being the change we want to see in the world. Daily Reiki self-practice is the simplest way I’ve found to engage that transformation. Here’s how you can keep it simple.
GUEST BLOGGER Reiki master and Takata student Susan Mitchell tells us how Mrs. Takata performed the Reiki nerve stroke.
When we mix up our practices indiscriminately, are we celebrating diversity–or obliterating it?
Is Reiki a spiritual practice or energy medicine? What difference does it make? Let’s take a look.
The distinction between spiritual practice and energy medicine is often blurred, as if the two were interchangeable, or even the same. They are both valuable, but they are not the same.