I’ve added a series of photo’s to the website, illustrating the ‘beginners guide’ hand positions for a reiki healing session.
Seems lots of folk want to learn reiki ! Whole of October fully booked, so now taking bookings for November. If you are interested in learning reiki, use the contact form to get in touch. Include your phone number in the message and I’ll give you a call. We can then tailor your reiki attunement […]
If your considering learning Reiki we have lots of a few options for delivery of teaching, in the form of sessional (normally 3-6 sessions: tailor-made to suit you timescale). We are also able to accommodate residential training, which would be onboard narrow boat ‘Sanctuary’ and ideally completed in four consecutive days.
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. This week we conclude our exploration of The Eight Fold Path. Mikao Usui, founder of Reiki, intended it to be a non-religious path to enlightenment, as well as […]
This week in our exploration of the Eight Fold Path and the Reiki Precepts we will see how all we have learnt so far culminates in ‘right concentration’. In the Mahacattarisaka Sutta the Buddha gives a detailed explanation of the Eight Fold Path and explains how each of the eight factors work together. In this […]
This week in our exploration of the Eight Fold Path and the Reiki Precepts we discuss the second factor that enables us to develop a concentrated mind: right mindfulness. In the Satipatthana Sutta, Buddha tells us, mindfulness is: “the direct path for the surmounting of sorrow, for the disappearance of pain and grief”. He tells […]
Previous posts in our exploration of the Eight Fold Path and the Reiki Precepts explored those factors of the path that aid us in developing moral discipline. In the next few weeks we’ll explore those factors that enable us to develop a concentrated mind. Walking this Eight Fold Path does require sustained effort. This is […]
Last week in our exploration of the Eight Fold Path and the Reiki Precepts, we discussed our moral values and how they effect our conscience. As earning our living takes up much of our time, in order to be happy, our livelihood should agree with our moral values. The Reiki Precepts teach us to ‘work […]
Previous posts in our exploration of the Eight Fold Path and the Reiki Precepts discussed ‘right intention’ and ‘right speech’. As intentions are often followed by words and words by actions, this week we discuss ‘right action’. In the Saccavibhanga Sutta, Buddha defines right action as: “Abstaining from killing living beings, abstaining from taking what […]
Last week, in our exploration of the Eight Fold Path and the Reiki Precepts we discussed the ‘intention of non-ill will and the intention of non-cruelty’. An intention is a thought and thoughts are often followed by words and actions. So this week we follow ‘right intention’ with ‘right speech’. In the Saccavibhanga Sutta right […]