Meditation Spaces: Middleton Lakes

Exploring the West Midlands and finding some beautiful meditation spaces out in the green. Meditation comes in many forms. Walking in the green is one of my favorites. Just take your time, stop often…and observe…listen…sense…Enjoy! Middleton Lakes, Tamworth, Staffordshire I love walking this area for its variety of habitats. From Middleton Hall’s formal gardens, you […]

Reiki Share and Learn Group

Reiki Share and Learn Group in Derby, for Reiki Practitioners of all levels. In our June ‘Reiki Share and Learn Group’ we’ll explore some of Buddha’s teachings. Buddha and Usui Sensei intended their teachings to be a non-religious path to enlightenment. The Reiki Precepts are clearly a simplified version of the Buddha’s teachings. The Reiki […]

Considering Learning Reiki?

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 […]

Are you considering learning reiki?

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.

Reiki Inspired by Buddhism: 11 The Journey

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 […]

Reiki Inspired by Buddhism: 10 Right Concentration

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 […]

Reiki Inspired by Buddhism: 9 Right Mindfulness

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 […]

Reiki Inspired by Buddhism: 8 Right Effort

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 […]

Reiki Inspired by Buddhism: 7 Right Livelihood

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 […]