Reiki inspired by Buddhism: 1 The Eight Fold Path

The similarity between the Reiki Precepts and the Eight Fold Path although striking, is not surprising. Usui Sensei studied Buddhism and Reiki was born of Buddhist practice. Reiki is both learned and experienced. You cannot become a Reiki practitioner just by reading a book. The same is true for Buddhism: reading the suttas and actually […]

The Reiki Precepts: 6 Daily Meditation

The Reiki Precepts are a set of guidelines by which we may live our lives, and combined with Reiki healing, offer us a path to enlightenment. Over the last few weeks, we have explored how we can put the Reiki Precepts into action. The final guideline in the Reiki Precepts, literally translated, reads: “every morning […]

The Reiki Precepts: 5 “Be kind to people”

The Reiki Precepts are a set of guidelines by which we may live our lives, and combined with Reiki healing, offer us a path to enlightenment. Over the last few weeks, we have been exploring how we can put the Reiki Precepts into action. Today, let’s explore the Precept “be kind to people”. This Precept […]

The Reiki Precepts: 4 “Work diligently”

The Reiki Precepts are a set of guidelines by which we may live our lives, and combined with Reiki healing, offer us a path to enlightenment. In recent weeks, we’ve been exploring how we can put the Reiki Precepts into action. Today, let’s explore the Precept “Work diligently”. The dictionary defines diligent as: ‘earnest and […]

The Reiki Precepts: 3 “Thank for everything”

The Reiki Precepts are a set of guidelines by which we may live our lives, and combined with Reiki healing, offer us a path to enlightenment. Over the next few weeks, we will explore how we can put the Reiki Precepts into action. Today, let’s explore the Precept “Thank for everything”. Gratitude is a wonderful […]

The Reiki Precepts: 2 “Don’t worry”

The Reiki Precepts are a set of guidelines by which we may live our lives, and combined with Reiki healing, offer us a path to enlightenment. Over the next few weeks, we will explore how we can put the Reiki Precepts into action. Today, let’s explore the Precept “Don’t worry”. Worrying makes us tired, clouds […]

The Reiki Precepts: 1 Anger Management

The Reiki Precepts are a set of guidelines by which we may live our lives, and combined with Reiki healing, offer us a path to enlightenment. Over the next few weeks, we will explore how we can put the Reiki Precepts into action. Today, let’s explore the Precept “Don’t get angry”. Anger is a secondary […]

2012: The End of the World (As We Know It)

You know what?…I hope it is. Bring on the change!! It’s about time we ditched greedy, gluttonous, commercialism and adopted some real values. WAKE-UP….GET ENLIGHTENED Do yourself, and the world, a favour with the little bit of 2012 that’s left. Have a look at the Reiki Precepts: be mindful of them, meditate on them, act […]

Reiki Precepts

One of the Reiki Precepts is “No matter what happened, do not worry”. Today, I’m especially grateful I’m guided by the Reiki Precepts. The field opposite the reiki-sanctuary has disappeared and been replaced by the very swollen River Anker. More rain is forecast, with the possibility of the River Anker joining the Coventry Canal. I […]

Information for Reiki Practitioners: Hand Positions

Reiki Practitioners are encouraged to work intuitively, but beginners do find the Reiki Healing Hand Positions a useful guide. This set of photo’s takes you through a complete Reiki Self Treatment.