Reiki Articles

William Lee Rand - Celebrating 30 years

William Lee Rand - 30 Years of Teaching Reiki

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Sunflowers

Reiki for Your Garden

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Anything living has ki, life-energy, flowing through it. Plants are filled with ki and are great for receiving Reiki...
Earn Extra Income

Earn Extra Income with Your Reiki Skills

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One of the uniquely valuable things about Reiki is that by taking...
Good News

Sharing the Good News About Reiki

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This article will give you ideas on how to let people know what Reiki is and how it can...
Focus on Your Positive Self and Heal Your Whole Being

Focus on Your Positive Self and Heal Your Whole Being

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As the effectiveness of Holy Fire Reiki...
Reiki for Tax Time

Reiki for Tax Time

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Do you dislike preparing your taxes? I admit it. I would rather clean my toilets than spend time getting together all the documents...
You Can Start a Reiki Practice

You Can Start a Reiki Practice

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If you have taken a Reiki class, even if it is Reiki I, you can begin charging money...
Thankful for Reiki

Thankful for Reiki

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I am so thankful for Reiki. This amazing gift entered my life at a time when I was in tremendous pain. The pain left as Reiki...
Look Up! There Is Always a Higher Way

Look Up! There is Always a Higher Way

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We are so very deeply blessed to be given ever higher and more effective levels...

Healing Religious Trauma

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There are many positive experiences, ideas and beliefs within all religions...

Following the Reiki Light

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As Reiki Masters, it is important for us to be focused on the Reiki energy and use...
Mataji Kawakami

Interesting Facts about Reiki - Questions and Answers

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While we honor Usui Sensei as the...
Animals Love Reiki

Animals Love Reiki

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When I was a child, my maternal grandmother told me to always look to animals for guidance. “They are on a...

The Future of Reiki

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This is a content rich talk that includes many important details and concepts. Recorded via Skype from Michigan for the 2015...

Interview With Hiroshi Doi Sensei

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This is an important interview. A few of the topics covered by Doi Sensei include...

Building Understanding and Cooperation in the Reiki Community

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The practice of Reiki has come a long way...

My Healing Journey

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Suffering most of my life with some form of ailment or another, I was constantly seeking a “cure.” Throughout my life I have...

Reiki, Rattle and Roll

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It is a misty gray and golden autumn afternoon early in this century, and I am with my Reiki Master, the esteemed...

Reiki Before Usui

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Many in the Reiki community think that Reiki is something that Usui Sensei developed and that the word should only be applied...

Starting a Small Reiki Business

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Lots of people are taking Reiki classes, but many usually don't charge money for...
An Evidence Based History of Reiki

An Evidence Based History of Reiki

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My first experience with metaphysical training was with the Rosicrucians. As a...

Waterfalls, Rainbows and Reiki in Hana

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Hana, Hawaii is a land of rainbows, palms, oceans and whales, and beautiful...

Finding the Energetic Doorway

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Students often ask me how to provide the greatest benefit for their clients during...

Reiki Kitty

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As a recently attuned Reiki Level II practitioner, I am learning to be open to life’s experiences and allowing things to...

Reiki, Pay It Forward

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The client lies down on your table. The Reiki begins to flow and a beautiful session ensues. Your client is now blissfully...

Create a Happier, Healthier Life with Reiki

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There is no need for you to live a dull, humdrum life, or a life devoid of...

My First Reiki Client

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This is the story of my Reiki practice. I hope that if you are thinking of starting your own practice and feeling a little...

Reiki and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

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With today’s technology and...

Experiencing Reiki Every Moment

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About a year ago, I was attending a group meditation, after which a woman...

Reiki and Trust

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Since I had the idea to write this article it has taken many forms. I can’t tell you how many versions of this I have...

Reiki in a Down Economy

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Today’s economy has impacted many people’s lives. Obstacles and...

Giving an Advanced Reiki Session

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When Reiki first started to become popular in the 80's all most people had...

Healing Migraine Headaches with Reiki

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For the migraine sufferer, life is constantly on hold. You never know when...

Smile with Your Entire Soul

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It was a quiet, late summer Sunday morning. I was lazily enjoying breakfast and...

Reiki and Exercise

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Our species emerged several hundred thousand years ago during which time we were hunter/gatherers; our...

The Healing Peace of Reiki

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“Oh God, I’m paralyzed,” my mind screamed. I lay in bed unable to move. I had...

Four Kinds of Reiki

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Reiki comes from a source with unlimited potential. Because of this Reiki is unlimited in the quantity of healing energy it can...

Reiki Until the Last Breath

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My Mother was gorgeous, even at 91; just four weeks prior to her passing, she had...

Reiki, the Scientific Evidence

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People who have given and/or received Reiki know, first hand, how energizing it...

Making Your Reiki Energy More Effective

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Since Reiki has tremendous potential to help others including the ability to...

Transforming Competition Into Cooperation

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Not too long ago, I discovered that a...

The Gift of Touch

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In my attempt to communicate to others what Reiki is, I have come up with quite a few definitions, each highlighting a...

Claiming Your Life

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The weather is getting warmer and more enjoyable, allowing us to relax. Spending time outdoors seems like a...

2011 Is The Year!

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The predictions for 2012 have been misinterpreted. The “end of the world” doesn’t refer to the end of the...

Reiki and Affirmations

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We are alive because ki or life energy flows through us and when left alone, it is directed by the innate intelligence of the...

A Peaceful Reiki Transition

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My journey with Sarah came to an end on Thursday 4th March at...

Healing Our Ancestors

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Over the years I have practiced Reiki I have become keenly aware of the energetic effect that my ancestors have on who...

Living from the Heart of Reiki

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When I took my first Reiki class in 1981, I already had a long history of...

Making Your Dreams Come True

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We’ve all had dreams about things we’d like to do or experience at sometime in...

Reiki Meditation

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At the beginning of my healing journey years ago, I began asking the question, “Who am I?” As I continued to ask...

Reiki for Your New Life

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Reiki is an amazing energy that contains higher levels of consciousness. The higher consciousness within Reiki is...

A Journey to Happiness & Spiritual Maturity

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In 1998, I was a reservist in the Coast Guard and a young mother of...

A Personal Healing Program

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Each of us comes into this existence with a unique set of personal qualities that...

Reiki in a Maximum Security Prison

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I had taught Reiki in a prison in India a few years ago and had gotten so...

Reiki and the Holiday Season 2009

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Reiki is an amazing energy that presents us with many possibilities to live in an...

The Rainbow Room

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The concept of the Rainbow Room for Winnipeg’s Health Sciences Centre was originated by...

Maintaining a Clear Channel

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Taking on a client’s negative energy is an issue that doesn’t come up for...

Blessed by Baby Cows

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It's amazing how quickly Reiki energy can work when there is a clear intention. In my case, it was channeling my love for...

Maui Reiki Center - A Dream Come True

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I’d been coming to Hana for several years to teach classes, and I’d often go for...

Reiki for Batteries

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Here’s a very helpful and practical idea. Reiki can actually be used to charge batteries! This includes...

Reiki for the Dying

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Never has the power of Reiki been more apparent than when I have used it in situations of dire need. I am a...

Reiki and Developing Higher Consciousness

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The practice of Reiki can be divided into two styles – the Japanese style and the...

A Reiki Healing Pillow

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One evening while I was weeding my shade garden, I heard this haunting, yet soothing music waft over my...

Donating To Those Who Help Others

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Donating your time or money to organizations that are helping others is...

Reiki in the Military

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Reiki is being used in Veterans hospitals to treat solders returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Fort Bliss, Texas a...

Response to the Bishops' Statement on Reiki

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Reiki is practiced by followers of...

Pets Respond to Reiki

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According to Anatole France, “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.” Pets love us...

Opportunities in 2009

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I have given a lot of thought to what 2009 will bring. Certainly, opportunities always abound. Whether or not we seize them is...

Healing Karma with Reiki

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“Karma” is a Sanskrit word, which in its simplest form means “deed.” In Hindu philosophy, karma specifically refers to...

Reiki and the Wren

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A few weeks after I completed my Level II Reiki class, my friend Linda called me to come to the aid of a wren. The wren had...

When Reiki Found Me...

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There is a saying: “Man makes plans and God laughs.” I always thought that when I retired that I would spend quiet days in...

Trusting in Reiki

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Life has its ups and downs and there are times when we’re required to deal with issues, problems and challenges that...

Reiki Heals Concussion

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In April of 2007, my buddy David Gregory and I were deep in the innards of my ailing computer when my wife...

Reiki and Living Your Life on Purpose

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Life is filled with challenges, problems and unwanted situations that...

Reiki & the Planetary Shift in Consciousness

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We will soon be moving into the more meaningful part of the...

Teaching Reiki Effectively

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As a Reiki Master Teacher, it is a great honor for me to teach Reiki and to pass on attunements to others. It is the...

Reiki In The Trenches

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A couple of years ago, a realization came to me. It occurred to me that the only reason I was put on this earth is so that...

Reiki and Fertility

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My office was in the regional hospital in Kolin, Czechoslovakia. It was a supportive place to work because I could...

"No" Is A Complete Sentence

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If you are a light worker of some type you have probably taken...

Reiki for Exercise and Sports

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Reiki is a versatile healing method that has a wide range of applications. It’s able to...

Is Reiki Recession Proof?

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As the country deals with mortgage and other financial problems that have recently developed including...

The Origin of All Is Pure Consciousness

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The Reiki distant Distant Healing symbol is made of kanji characters, which are...

Reiki and a Positive Mental Attitude II

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In this article I explain a simple technique that can transform your life! You will be...

Looking Back and Moving Forward with Reiki

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I recently took a few days to reflect on...

Growing Whole With Reiki

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An inevitable fact of life is that as soon as we’re born, we start...

Promoting Reiki in a Rural Area

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I have lived most of my life on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, a peninsula located...

Reiki and a Positive Mental Attitude

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Most of us are familiar with the idea that our mental/emotional state has a lot to do...

Western and Japanese Styles of Reiki

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The Western style of Reiki was created by Mrs. Takata when she began practicing...

The Distant Symbol and Hands-On Healing

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In Reiki Level II classes the student is taught the Distant Symbol (HSZSN), including...

Reiki in the New Year

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The New Year is upon us and at least for most of us, we’ve had time to recover from the holidays. So, this is a good time to...

Reiki For Peace

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Outside Sahoji Temple in Tokyo , there is a very tall stone inscribed with Japanese calligraphy that gives an account of...

Glastonbury - Ancient Isle of Avalon

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Glastonbury has a mystical history going back into the...

Take Responsiblity for Your Life

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In addition to healing specific issues, illnesses, and medical conditions it is...

Reiki and Gratitude

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“Just for today, be grateful,” is one of the five Reiki principles Dr. Usui asked us to practice each day. It is important for...

Living from Our Greatest Experience

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Of the many experiences we have in our lifetimes, some have unusual meaning for...

Charging a Fee Always Necessary?

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In western Reiki there is the assumption made by some that you should always...

Giving Reiki to Horses

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I treated my first horse with Reiki soon after my Master attunement as a favor to the owner, who was concerned that...

Understanding Byosen Scanning, Part II

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Byosen, translated as “sick accumulation,” is the frequency that is emitted from a...

Reiki and a Meaningful Life

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Many have values, potentials, and dreams that haven’t been fully...

Does Reiki Always Flow Where Needed?

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In some Reiki groups and circles the idea that Reiki will flow to where it is needed is...

Children Giving Reiki

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I live in a village called Abbotsley, which is near Cambridge in England. I teach children meditation, and I am also a writer and...

What Makes Reiki Symbols Work?

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My understanding of the Reiki symbols has developed from multiple sources and...

Releasing Expectations

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Sometimes we expect Reiki to give us a certain outcome. The clients we work with must feel something; have a...

Reiki for Animals Code of Ethics

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I always ask permission of the animal before beginning, and respect his or her...

The Many Uses of Reiki

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Most people are aware of how to use Reiki to heal themselves and others, but there are many other uses. In fact, Reiki is such a...

Treating the Reproductive Area

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The reproductive organs are an important area to treat. Yet, often go...

Reiki and Hospice

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It has been more than ten years since I took my first Reiki class, and I have used Reiki in...

The Miracle of Continuous Reiki

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It’s possible to cultivate your mind and energy field to be saturated with...

Create a Thriving Reiki Practice

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If you’ve taken a Reiki class, even if it is Level I, it’s possible to use your skill as a...

Reiki and the Holiday Season 2006

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The spiritual and religious ceremonies that are being celebrated around the...

Reiki and The Burning Bowl Ceremony

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The Burning Bowl ceremony is a style of fire ceremony that has been a tradition of...

Reiki in the Office, Part II

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If you have Reiki and work in an office, there are many ways you can use Reiki to decrease stress, improve efficiency and...

Reiki in the Office, Part I

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If you have Reiki and work in an office, there are many ways you can use Reiki to decrease stress, improve efficiency and...

Reiki and Automatic Writing

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Longer nights, colorful leaves, and the chill in the air, create within us the...

A Doctor Turns to Reiki

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Life was good. Dorothy, a 63-year-old RN, and I, a 72-year-old medical doctor, loved retirement and the life we led. Although...

Reiki and the Power of Love

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In my opinion the best way to experience the power of love is to watch parents with...

Reiki and Manifesting

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Everyone has aspirations, desires, and dreams. Some are aware of their goals and are working to achieve them while others may have sublimated them to a...

Summertime Reiki

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Summer is peaking and many people, including adults and their children are outdoors, hiking, swimming, and laying on the beach; all healthy activities if...

Usui Sensei's Original Reiki Handbook

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From olden days till now, when one created or discovered an original and mystic teaching, he tended only to...

Reiki and the Adventure of My Life

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My doctors told me that by the time I was forty, I would be totally paralyzed and in a wheelchair. I had an inherited...

Reiki and Drumming

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The more we immerse ourselves in Reiki energy and it becomes a part of our daily life, the more we learn about Reiki’s limitless healing potential. In our...

Knowing Which Reiki Techniques to Use

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As students progress on the Reiki path new symbols, techniques and skills are acquired. By the time one takes...

Raising Reiki-Conscious Children

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As the mother of three enlightened souls, I have had the opportunity to expand my consciousness to an expansiveness that...

This Time of Year

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The sun has drifted to its lowest point, the days are short and the nights long and cold. And as we walk about outdoors, our breath becomes mist making it...

Reiki and Fibromyalgia-CFIDS

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Fibromyalgia (FM) is a very painful form of arthritis and has recently been added to the list of autoimmune diseases. Most...

Dylan's Story

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On January 22nd, 2004, my eighteen-month-old son Dylan was diagnosed with a brain stem glioma, an inoperable brain tumor whose prognosis is...

A Horse Brought Reiki to My Life

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Reiki came to my life in a very strange way. Actually, a horse brought it to me. On a cold winter day in 1995 I realized that...

Leading with Reiki, Following with Words

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Psychotherapeutic Reiki is a technique that blends Eastern energy concepts and Western psychological perspectives. It is...

The Evolving Nature of Reiki

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As more information continues to accumulate about the history of Reiki a new picture is forming about how...

Muliple Sclerosis, My Healing Journey

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I began my journey into hands-on healing as a recipient. After attending an astounding faith-healing service that...

Understanding and Releasing Spirit Attachments

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Every day we are exposed to a multitude...

Creating a Volunteer Reiki Program

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Have you ever considered creating a volunteer Reiki program for people who might not otherwise try Reiki, such as...

The Business of Reiki

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Many Reiki students have taken training with the intention of using it to improve their own health or that of their...

My Reiki Story

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It’s been 24 years since I first learned of Reiki and began experiencing its miraculous power. Since that time many changes have taken place in my life that...

The Science of Reiki

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One of the biggest challenges faced by complementary therapists today is the need to bridge the gap between science and “New Age” beliefs. While public...

Using Reiki to See Auras and Past Lives

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I’ve been using gyoshi ho to see auras and past lives and have also been showing my...

Reiki Questions and Answers

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Here are the answers to a few frequently asked Reiki questions.

Teaching Reiki To Physicians

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On December 3, 2003, I had the great pleasure of doing a hands-on...

Reiki Questions and Answers II

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Here are the answers to a few frequently asked Reiki questions.

Keeping Reiki Symbols Private

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When Dr. Usui taught the Reiki symbols, he asked all students to keep them...

We are Creating World Peace!

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The World Peace Grid was placed in Jerusalem last October 2004. After the...

Reiki and the Healing Crisis

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The many complementary and alternative practices available today, including Reiki, have varying ways of approaching...

Finding Your Soulmate with Reiki

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Long before you incarnate again on Earth, you talk over your new life with your friends and guides in the realms of...

Reiki and Prayer

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While not all Reiki practitioners believe in the power of prayer and prayer is not necessary to use Reiki, it's important that we consider possible ways to...

Treating the Neck and Head

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Here is a technique I learned at the Reiki retreat. It's for treating the neck and head and is especially good for helping...

Florida, Reiki and the Board of Massage

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There has been a lot of concern and confusion about practicing Reiki in Florida since the Board of...

Reiki and Childbirth

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It was in late January 2003 when I had my first experience with Reiki. For several months prior, I had repeatedly come across materials about Reiki and had...

Reiki and Dance

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Dance is the essence of the human soul. Since time began on this earth, in water, in caves, in temples, on mountaintops, in the fields, around the stones, and in...

Reiki Ryoho: The Art of Conscious Touch

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Every note of the soft music caresses your soul as warm hands cover your body. You feel them move from one position to...

Secrets of the Heart, Part II

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It's been over four months since the heart attack I experienced on...

Treating Stroke and Other Neurological Disorders

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When I was working and living in...

Reiki and Nutrition

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Whether cooking is your thing or not, you have some type of relationship with food-we all do. We've all heard "you are...

Spring Clean your Life with Reiki

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At this time of year, it is traditional to do some spring housecleaning to get rid of...

Teaching Reiki to Children

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Teaching Reiki to children has been such a gift, for it is actually the children who...

Recovering from Aids

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Finding out I had AIDS in January of 1998 was devastating, especially as I was in the hospital extremely ill with...

Kenyoku, Dry Bathing

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This is a Japanese Reiki Technique for purification. In Japan, before one enters a temple or sacred place, usually there is...

Reiki in The Holy Land

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Passing through Zion Gate, we entered the Holy City, and I began feeling a very high spiritual energy working on my...

Intuition 101: Basics for Beginners

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Connect to God or Spirit in your own way and ask for help in becoming more...

Blessed By Spiritual Beings

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The awareness that spiritual beings can help with the healing process and aid in...

The Origin of Western Reiki

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The Japanese name for the Reiki Master level is Shinpiden which means...

The Light that is Reiki

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This poem is reprinted from the Winter 2003 back issue of the Reiki News Magazine.

A Reiki Romance

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Chuck and Cristina Pavey sat across from me at a Royal Oak, Michigan, coffeehouse and leaned over the portable tape recorder, speaking over the...

Homer The Orphaned Squirrel

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While doing some yard work in front of my house, I noticed a very small baby...

Reiki and Animals

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Many people are very fond of animals, so if you are attuned to Reiki, it can be especially delightful and satisfying to extend your gift of...

The Horse Whisperer

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While on Maui last May, I had the good fortune to attend a Horse Whisperer training lead by...

Reiki Aura Clearing and Psychotherapy

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I'm a psychotherapist and Reiki master. I have found Reiki to be a useful adjunct to...

Reiki and Yoga Mudras

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Mudras are hand, eye, and/or body positions used for intensifying meditation in Eastern traditions. A mudra is also...

Hiroshi Doi is Interviewed

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Hiroshi Doi is a leading authority on the practice of Reiki in Japan. His...

The Attunement Experience

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At each level of attunement (Reiki 1, 2 or 3) you become able to tap into a higher, wider channel of that...

Harmony in the Reiki Community

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A strong Reiki community where all Reiki schools are represented and working with...

Reiki Sea Salt Bath

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I am a psychologist-psychotherapist specialized in psychological dependency and live in...

Reiki of the Universe

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Does Reiki have a connection to the Universe? When we think of the vastness of the Universe – the seemingly...

Keeping Reiki Free

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The value of Reiki as an alternative/complementary healing method is becoming more and more...

Reiki: Using the Religious or Spiritual Defense

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Many Reiki practitioners have chosen...

Basics of Reiki-Chakra Work

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Whenever you find a symptom related to the functioning of a main chakra as...

The Christ Experience

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While living in Hawaii, I had a hypnosis and past life regression practice. A client came to me for treatment who complained of a...

Auras and Chakras

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Although it certainly isn’t essential to know a lot about the human energy field (auras and chakras) in order to use...

Soul-Level Chakras and the Peace Breath

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Increasing numbers of people are incorporating Reiki or other energies into their...

Dowsing the Aura

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Holding the rods comfortably and loosely at mid-chest height, stand some distance away from the person whose aura you want to...

Opening the Central Column of Light

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One of the most valuable ways I have found in working with the entire energy system is through...

Reiki: A Working Definition

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Our research indicates that there are at least ninty different kinds of healing...

Reiki and Religious Freedom

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I have had many questions posed to me regarding the rights of practitioner...

Reiki and Pregnancy

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I often receive questions concerning Reiki and pregnancy and one of the main questions is if it is safe to treat a pregnant woman. There are many myths and...

Science and the Human Energy Field

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James Oschman is one of the leading authorities on the scientific understanding of hands-on healing. His...

Reiki Guides and Angels - An Interview

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The existence of spiritual guides, angels and enlightened beings is becoming more and more accepted as...

Reiki and Angels

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Reiki is a wonderful healing system through which the angels may work. There are several ways to enlist the help of angels during a...

A Dream Come True

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I'd been coming to Hana for several years to teach classes and I'd often go for walks down the road along the ocean. As I’d walk along I'd often look up at the...

Time-Release Reiki

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This is a technique developed by Bonnie Bercume which she received during a meditation several years ago. It makes...

Creating a Reiki Class

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Teaching a Reiki class can be a very rewarding experience. Watching your students receive the ability to give...

Healing With Your Breath

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Dr. Usui wrote a Reiki manual that he gave to all his students. This manual has...

Enhancing Nursing Practice with Reiki

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As a Reiki Master Teacher, Nurse Massage Therapist, and Holistic Nurse in private practice, my experience has...

Reiki Complements Acupuncture Treatments

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I have been doing energy work with...

Art and the Reiki Way

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When I took Reiki I and II in the spring of 1998 I did not anticipate the changes that have occurred in my life and...

At A Feather's Touch

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Consider what it must be like to be a guide or angel. You would spend time lining up the most wondrous opportunities for...

BOOK REVIEW Reiki: The Legacy of Dr. Usui

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The information we have received in the West about the history of Dr. Usui and the beginnings of...

The World Peace Grid at The South Pole

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In May, 1997, I placed a specially prepared Reiki Grid I 
call the World Peace...

Reiki Helps Heal a Broken Ankle

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I would like to share my experience with others to help them understand how...

Reiki Complements Cancer Treatments

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When I first took Reiki Level 1 & 2, I never dreamed I would be using it extensively on myself. My wife Susan, a Reiki...

Reiki Helps Heal Cervical Dysplasia

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I am a Reiki II practitioner in Sierra Vista, AZ. I work for the Department of the Army as an...

Reiki Heals Chemical Burns

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This story is for all Doubting Thomases of the divinity of Reiki. In December, 1997 I...

Reiki In Children's Eyes

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As adults, we are always looking for the perfect words to describe or explain something. Usually, we get quite...
Karuna Reiki®

Mother Teresa and Compassionate Action

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In early February, I awoke to a record snowfall here in Louisville, Kentucky. It...

Reiki Complements Traditional Medicine

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As Reiki is becoming more known, people are often looking for a way to...

Creating Harmony in the Reiki Community

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In the past several years, the practice of Reiki has undergone many...

Developing Peace Consciousness with Reiki

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Those of us who are experienced with...

Distant Healing as a Part of Your Practice

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Last fall I received a phone call from Cheryl who lives in...

Distant Healing and the Human Energy Field

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One of the basic teachings of healing with Reiki is that we are more than our...

The Distant Healing Symbol

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In my first article on the Reiki symbols, I wrote about the power and the...

A Doctor Uses Reiki

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I am a medical doctor and have been in practice for 28 years. I have come across many patients who are not able to be...

Dog's Miraculous Transition

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You may remember the article in the Fall Reiki News about Zeke’s healing from...

Reiki and the Family

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Reiki is a gift that we give ourselves and it increases for us when we can share it as a family. Not just the typical mother and...

The Greatest Healing The World Has Known

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As the population of the earth increases and the uses of technology continues to improve and grow, powerful...

The Origin and Validity of the Grandmaster Title and Other Important Issues

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This letter was written by Carell Ann Farmer who was...

Reiki and Guillian-Barre Syndrome

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I received my Reiki I attunement in Dec 95 and a Reiki II attunement in 1997. My husband, Steve, and I have been...

Reiki Healing Attunement Gets Results

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I had been experiencing severe...

Healing for the Highest Good

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It was just about 17 months ago when I first met Chuck. I learned that he had...

Hippocrates and the Laying on of Hands

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In the fifth century BC, Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, stated; "It is believed by...

How Old Was Dr. Usui?

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From the Usui Memorial, we know that Dr Usui was born on August 15, 1865 and died in 1926 at the age of 62. For any...

Reiki Helps Hysterectomy

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I was facing an operation to have fibroid tumors removed. The fibroids in my...

How We Got Reiki Into A Hospital

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This is the story of how we balanced intuition, strategy, and learned to...

Solutions to Improve Your Reiki Practice

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Reiki is a fascinating practice. As we delve more deeply into it, we find there is...

Reiki In India

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Reiki is being practiced all over India and is very popular. It seems to have gotten started about 1992. Then in 1994, one...

Insurance Payments for Reiki Treatments

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A major concern among Reiki practitioners has been the inability to bill client’s insurance companies for...

The Sacred Reiki Sites of Japan

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I recently got together with Arjava Petter and Walter Lubeck in Japan and the...

Japanese Reiki Techniques

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Three years ago, before the publication of my first book, a fellow Reiki teacher and...

Expressing the Joy of Reiki

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After practicing Reiki for years, many of us know from experience that Reiki is a...
Karuna Reiki®

Karuna Reiki® and Divine Guidance

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Karuna Reiki® is a powerful tool for discerning Divine Guidance. We all have...
Karuna Reiki®

Karuna Reiki® and the Evolving Human Subtle Energy System

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To better understand how Karuna...
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Karuna Reiki® Helps Terminal Cancer Patient

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I am a Karuna Reiki® Master in...
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Karuna and a Special Journey Within

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Sitting under my favorite pine tree on an early morning, I listened to...
Karuna Reiki®

The House That Karuna Healed

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We first walked through the doors of the House that Karuna healed in June of...
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Kuan Yin and Karuna Reiki®

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Karuna Reiki® evolved out of Usui and Tibetan Reiki from a desire and a...

Walking the Labyrinth with Reiki

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Labyrinths have fascinated me since I first visited Chartres Cathedral in France where...

Know Your Reiki Guides... the Art of Listening

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Isn't it interesting how the Universe...

The Usui Memorial

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The Usui memorial is located at the Saihoji temple in the Suginami district of Tokyo. It was erected by...

My Dog's Healing

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Zeke is my thirteen year old dog. He is part golden retriever and part something big and black. When you see him you...

The Nature of Reiki Energy

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I developed an interest in metaphysics in high school and a few years later decided...

Fumio Ogawa

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Fumio Ogawa is 91 years old. (1997) He lives in Shizuoka, Japan and learned Reiki from his father. He completed his...

Om Mani Padme Hum

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During the winter cycle we are given the opportunity to look inward, connect and celebrate the light that shines from...

Our Changing World... All in Divine Order

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As you receive this copy of the "Reiki News" it will have been six months since...

Peace as Vibration

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Reiki helps us understand, on an experiential level, that all things are energy and that energy is...

Peace On Earth

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Is our planet becoming a safer place to live? The events of September 11 and those that followed may not make it seem...

Unified Reiki Prayer Field For Peace

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Gently rocking in the vastness of space, at perfect peace, my inner gaze rests upon a...

Reiki and Pregnancy

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Recently a client asked me if I knew of any instances where Reiki had helped infertility. I answered as a matter of fact I...

Creating Prosperity with Reiki

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"Prosperity and abundance are my Divine birthright." How long has it been since...

Questions to ask a Reiki Master

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There are many people teaching Reiki classes now. Some are highly...

Reiki In Hospitals

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At hospitals and clinics across America, Reiki is beginning to gain acceptance as a meaningful and cost-effective...

Reiki for Peace

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We live in a world where peace seems to be in short supply. Looking around us we find there is no lack of conflict and turmoil resulting in many difficult problems.

Reiki, Who is in Charge?

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I have had the opportunity to live in Japan and teach Reiki classes here since 1993. With the help of my...

Reiki and Surgery

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My sister Nancy was scheduled to have her uterus removed and her bladder repaired on January 27th this year. She...

Reiki and Healing Our Ancestors

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I love the way Reiki shines light into our healing process and that it goes...

Reiki and a Sense of “Safety”

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The longer I am in the practice of Reiki the more I realize how interconnected our...

Reiki and the Healing Drum

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Drumming, sound, music, harmony, experiencing feelings, stepping into...

Reiki Dominoes - The Ripple Effect of Healing

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When I was a child, I was fascinated by dominoes, those little black...

Reiki and Breast Cancer

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This is a story of courage, hope and success in one woman's healing from breast cancer. By nature I am a...

Reiki and Light Bulbs?

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When I attended my first Reiki weekend, I arrived with no expectations. I had read a few books about Reiki, but until I had...

More on... Reiki and Nursing

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Since writing the article on Reiki and Nursing in the Fall 1997 issue, many...

Reiki and the Future

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Because of the change that consciousness is undergoing on the planet, Reiki has a wonderful future. Reiki is becoming...

Reiki and Breast Cancer

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In an editorial entitled “Alternative Therapy for Breast Cancer: Outcomes, Obstacles and Opportunities” published in...

The Reiki Counselor

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As Reiki becomes known in the mainstream of health care, more and more professionals are combining...

A Reiki Gateway to...

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You come to a bridge, a door frame, or stone cliffs rising to either side, framing your path, and it becomes a gateway. You set your intent:

Reiki In An Indian Prison

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While in India, I had the great pleasure of teaching Reiki to prison inmates. This was...

Reiki, Jesus and Eleanor's Healing

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It all started with a broken gold chain that Eleanor’s husband brought into my...

Reiki and Meditation

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When teaching Reiki classes I often speak of “my Reiki meditations”. This stirs questions and comments from many of...

Developing Your Reiki Practice

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Reiki is a truly wonderful gift and while some take Reiki training to use on...

Reiki and the Conventional Health Care Provider Recommendations and Potholes

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Based on my personal experiences from December 1990 until April 1993, I would recommend the following...

Reiki and Self-Improvement

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Most of us who have learned to use Reiki have experienced the way we are...

Healing Relationships With Reiki

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As we progress on our journey through life, many opportunities are presented to...

Reiki Questions and Answers

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Q. I understand that you do only one attunement for level one while many...

Reiki and Shamanic Healing

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At the age of 18 I was adopted into the Bella Coola tribe in Northern...

Similarities - The Healing of Jesus and Reiki

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One of the outstanding aspects of Jesus'...

The Changing Way of Reiki

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Serenity often comes from a sense of knowing that we are honoring the gifts...

Reiki and Past Lives

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The ancient art of Reiki is growing more popular as people seek ways to improve the quality of their lives. Reiki can be...

Reiki and Chi Kung

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Chi Kung is an ancient Taoist path of spiritual advancement using meditation, as well as breath and energy...

Organizing A Healing Service In Your Church

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A powerful and effective way to help others with Reiki is to organize a...
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Karuna Reiki® and Soul Level Healing

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The air was crisp and clear and the sounds of a nearby mountain stream were...

Reiki for the Recovering Alcoholic and Addict

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This article is dedicated to all those who have looked at their lives and dared to...

Reiki, Medicine, Miracles & Magnified Healing

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I recently had an opportunity to teach...
Karuna Reiki®

Karuna Reiki®, Reiki Evolving

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I have received many questions about Karuna Reiki® from those who...

Reiki Returns to Mrs. Takata's Clinic

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After teaching a Karuna Reiki® class in Hilo, Hawaii, I had the opportunity to...

Healing Research

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Scientific research in the area of laying on of hands has been conducted for some time. There are now quite a few...

Usui's Gift

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Reiki is truly one of the most wonderful things present on the planet at this time. Its positive attributes are many and it is...

Becoming A Reiki Master

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Reiki is a sacred practice that requires reverence and our greatest respect if...

Reiki and Legal Issues

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Because Reiki is the practice of laying of hands for therapeutic purposes, there may be laws in your state governing...

Strengthen Your Reiki Energy

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The strength and value of the Reiki treatments you give can be improved by...

Mrs. Takata and Reiki Power

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There's power in them palms. Mrs. Hawayo Takata, the only Reiki master in...

Harmony in Your Reiki Community

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What is the climate in your Reiki community? Do the practitioners and...

I Believe in Miracles

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My name is Matt Gifford, I am 16 years old and a Sophomore in high school. I have taken all the Reiki classes and am...

Reiki New Moon Meditation

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For several years I have been studying the power of the cycles of the...

Reiki Retreat Participants Find Love

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Clemens is from the Netherlands and Christine from France. Christine was the...

Reiki, Skepticism and Success - Nurse's Story

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I am a nurse and was originally very skeptical about what Reiki could do for...

What is Possible for a Reiki Master?

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Because of the nature of the master level and the energies that become available to...

Reiki Assists in Childbirth

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My daughter, Shanynn, gave birth to my second grandson March 26, 1999. I was...
Karuna Reiki®

Karuna Reiki® Healing Techniques

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One of the many wonderful characteristics of Karuna Reiki® is its inherent potential to...

Mt. Kurama Memoir

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Reading articles about Mt. Kurama and Dr. Usui, in the Fall 1997 "Reiki News" ("Discovering the Roots of Reiki" by...

Cancer, Surgery and... Reiki

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Everyone knows someone who has experienced cancer. Most people have had...

Bending Time with Reiki

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During my second degree Reiki training, my first Reiki master explained that...
Karuna Reiki®

Karuna "Team Healing"

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As Karuna Reiki® continues to evolve, we are presented with greater and greater challenges to listen to Reiki as it guides...
Karuna Reiki®

Karuna Reiki® Chanting

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When I taught a Karuna Reiki® class last summer, little did I know that the group gathering would forever impact my...

Mirrors

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We are in a period of time where we can have many experiences and grow very rapidly from those experiences if we...

The Original Reiki Ideals

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These are the Reiki Ideals used by Reiki masters in Japan. It was provided by a...

How Does Reiki Heal?

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Many people are practicing techniques to improve their health such as meditation, exercise and improved diet. As this is...

Clairvoyant Confirmation

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In my work I have found it valuable to call on the services of clairvoyant healers to...

Reiki Helps Suicidal Teenager

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This God energy changed this child's life. She is now a Reiki II practitioner and is...

The 2 Hour (and 20 min.) Cancer Cure

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As a regular on the Usenet newsgroup alt.healing.reiki, I was presented with a...

Baby Heals Before Birth

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I was asked to work with a young mother due to deliver any day. She had undergone ultrasound and learned that...

Cancer Healed

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A dear friend and student, and soon to be Center Certified Teacher, called me June 5th and told me she had been...

Reiki for Success

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Inside every person there is a need to feel fulfilled, a need to do something worthwhile with our lives; something...

Getting Results With Reiki-Unconditionally

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Many were inspired by the Reiki stories in our last issue, while others wrote or...

Reiki and Sound

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I have worked with sound in my Reiki treatments for quite a while because I've found that sound carries Reiki to the...
Karuna Reiki®

Karuna Reiki®, Truly Intensive Healing

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I would like to share what I would describe as an intense spiritual healing. I would...
Karuna Reiki®

Karuna Reiki® and Our Natural Gifts

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Since I began to work with Karuna Reiki® regularly, my clairvoyant abilities have...

Reiki for Lovers

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When I first began to study Reiki, I was amazed by the couples who came to my teacher’s classes to review. There seemed...

Reiki Helps Arthritis, Carpal Tunnel and MS

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I am writing this to share some stories about how Reiki has affected my life and...

Reiki Helps Woman Heal from MS

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I was personally afflicted with M.S. with a diagnosis in August of 1981. My symptoms...

Lessons From Reiki

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Reiki treatments are wonderful to give and have taught me many lessons. One lesson is the value of trust. I have learned when...

Discovering the Roots of Reiki

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As teachers and practitioners of Reiki we have enjoyed sharing the "traditional"...

How Reiki Saved My Life

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In early 1994 I underwent surgery which removed my right ovary and...

Reiki Trademark Attempt

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Attempts to trademark some of the Reiki names which have been in common...

Science Measures the Human Energy Field

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Energy is a theme that permeates many areas of complementary...

Reiki and the Shadow Self

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We create our own reality. This phrase is frequently repeated in the...

A Healing Space for Reiki In a Hospital

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I manage a holistic women’s center, St. Luke’s Women’s Care, Cedar Rapids...

Reiki as a Spiritual Path

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In life, we often encounter crossroads where difficult decisions must be made. A new direction needs to be...
Karuna Reiki®

The Spiritual Origins of Karuna Reiki®

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The more I use Karuna Reiki®, the more I recognize that it is somehow...

Summer Solstice World Peace Session

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I just love the way Reiki communicates with us! It is fascinating how those...

Your Surging Reiki Finger

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In Reiki, one of the ways practitioners are encouraged to draw symbols is with...

The Reiki Symbols

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One of the joys of Reiki is learning and using the Reiki symbols. We are more connected to the source of...

Another Great Reiki Adventure

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The air was crisp and clear early one autumn morning in 1997. I was walking my usual route for...

Teaching Reiki in the New Millennium

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Teaching Reiki is one of the greatest joys in my life. Through my Reiki classes I have met people who...

Introducing Three New Licensed Teachers

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Helen Sonobe lives in Hawaii on the Island of Oahu with her husband Ivan who is an engineer and also a...

Reiki Trademark Attempt Rejected in the U.S.

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In the past several issues of the...

Usui Reiki Symbols

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Usui Reiki symbols are sacred and are to be kept confidential. They are only revealed to those who are about to be initiated into the Second or...

What is Imperfection?

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A major lesson I have learned on my Reiki path is that what I perceive as the imperfections in my life are the most...

What I Believe About Reiki

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As Autumn and the time of many beginnings approaches, it seems a good...

Reiki Energy

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The source or cause of health comes from the Ki that flows through and around the individual rather than from the...

What is Reiki, Who can Learn it?

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Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also...

Why Reiki and not Leiki?

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When Japanese people pronounce “Reiki”, they say “Leiki.” If Reiki is from Japan, why...

Why is a Reiki Attunement Necessary?

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Over the years that I have been teaching Reiki, I have often been asked the question...

39 Things I Have Learned In My Life

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1. Listening to Spirit’s inner voice ultimately makes life easier. 2. "Letting go" is the only way to keep...

Working with Japanese and Western Reiki

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In the past several years we’ve learned a lot about the Reiki taught by...

Tenth Anniversary Reflections

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William started the Center in 1988, even though it had no physical location. He...

My 22 visits to Mt. Kurama

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It was fantastic to really get to know the nature of Kurama. The mountain is a...

Reiki Brownies

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Here is a recipe that will help you celebrate the holiday season! Amazingly good and good for you, these...

Global Consciousness Is Being Measured

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A team of researchers headed by Roger Nelson of Princeton University has been...

Reiki In Prison

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I think all of us Reiki practitioners would agree that once we begin our path/relationship with Reiki our...

Healing Fear

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Allowing ourselves to dwell on worrisome thoughts or to remain caught in the grip of fear prevents us from living our...

World Reiki Healing Groups

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One of the important features of Reiki is the ability to send it to others and to...

Healing Grounding Problems

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Grounding problems have occurred for some people during or after...

Afghan Children

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Afghanistan has suffered through twenty years of war, three years of drought, the oppressive rule of the Taliban and now the...

Distant Attunements

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Some people have been doing distant Reiki attunements to initiate students into the use of Reiki and have asked me for...

Treating Stroke

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This is an effective Reiki technique for treating anyone who has experienced a stroke. It is also effective for all...

Many Kinds of Reiki

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Many kinds of Reiki have developed in the West since Mrs. Takata first began teaching. The first of these new...

The Look of Love

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One of the techniques Dr. Usui taught to his students is called Gyoshi-Ho. With this technique you can send Reiki to any...

Accepting Greater Joy

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The love that comes from the Creator is unbounded and because of this, there is no limit to the good that can come to...
Karuna Reiki®

Karuna Reiki® - Miraculous Cancer Healing

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On a November Tuesday we received a...

Reiki, A New Direction

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Because of significant changes taking place in the Reiki community - and the public in general - I believe Reiki is on the...