The return of Reiki

July 2017 By Jamuna Rangachari Even though old, Reiki is still relevant and highly useful amidst a plethora of new holistic healing techniques, says Jamuna Rangachari

Of trial and triumph

By Shobha Naidu September 2014 When the July issue of Life Positive landed in my hands it was as if God was sending me a message of hope through the very pages of this much-admired magazine. The cover story titled, Cancer: You Can Heal seemed to have been written especially for me. Just a month ago a thunderbolt had torn our liv

Reiki History

Story Of Dr. USUI As Told By Mrs. Takata Version Written by Adonea: In the late-1800 AD, a man named Dr. Mikao Usui (born 1865) rediscovered this ancient science, which he called Reiki. The story, as told by Mrs. Takata goes something like this: Dr. Usui, a minister and dean of a Christian school in Kyoto, Japan, was teaching a class, when one o

Practice reiki healing

The Five Admonitions• Observe throughout the day, with all your effort, the arising of anger, then look deeper for its true cause.• Observe your mind throughout the day for the arising of worry and restlessness, look deeper at their roots. • Be mindful, each moment of your day, appreciating the gift of life, find the right livelihood for y

History of reiki and usui reiki

History of Usui Sensui AND Usui Reiki Ryoho‘Someone who studies hard and works assiduously to improve body and mind for the sake of becoming a better person is called `a man of Great Spirit`. People who use that Great Spirit for a social purpose, that is, to teach the right way to many people and do collective good, are called `teachers`. Dr. Usui was one such teach

Reiki Masters and Reiki Schools

Usui-Hayashi-Takata.Here are the Master Level students taught by Mrs. Takata: Paul Mitchell, Beth Gray, Ursula Baylow, Barbara McCullough, George Araki, Iris Ishikuro, Fran Brown, Barbara Weber-Ray, Ethel Lombardi, Wanja Twan, Virginia Samdahl, Phyllis Lei Furumoto, Dorothy Baba, Mary McFadyen, John Gray, Barbara Brown, Shinobu Saito, Harry Kuboi, Patricia Bowling Ewing,