Reiki on Dr. Oz Show

It is a good sign that the mainstream media begin to show interest in alternative medicine and particularly in Reiki as an important part of energy healing. This exposure comes from the fact that more and more renowned specialists and researchers in the medical field acknowledge the contribution of alternative treatments to the general health […]

European roots of Thanksgiving

In almost every society there is a ceremony where people express thankfulness for life’s blessings. In agrarian societies, these ceremonies were directly connected to the harvest season. As evident from most of the cultures, people would associate these with harvest festivals in gratitude of the God who protects them and their crops. In Britain Harvest […]

Sad Anniversary for Qigong

This year marks a decade from a very sad event not only for the Qigong community, but also for the entire humankind: the ban on Falun Gong and the wave of persecutions against its practitioners that followed. Maybe not everybody knows or remembers the development of the events, so I will give here a short […]

The Benefits of Reiki for Hospitalized Clients

Complementary therapies are increasingly recognized as therapeutic in today’s hospital setting. Reiki is a healing energy practice that has been shown to enhance the results of medical interventions and treatments. Reiki is inexpensive, easy to learn and convinient for the client to receive. Research shows the benefits of Reiki include a relaxation response, a decrease in pain, and improved quality of life. This article will describe what Reiki is, list the benefits Reiki, provide a review of the literature and present personal experiences from a Reiki practitioner. The responses of patients who have received Reiki will be discussed and finally why nurses should use Reiki in the hospital as an adjunct to other nursing interventions will be explained.

Reiki for Earth Hour

Earth Hour is an international event organized by the WWF (World Wildlife Fund), and held each year on the last Saturday of March, which asks households and businesses to turn off their non-essential lights and electrical appliances for one hour to raise awareness towards the need to take action on climate change. The main goal […]

Love, Gratitude, and Reiki to water

Some of you may have already heard of Dr. Masaru Emoto, either from one of his books Messages from Water, or from the movie What the Blip do we know? both of which contain photographs of water crystals next to essays and words of intent. Emoto believes that if human speech or thoughts are directed […]

The Effect of Reiki on Seed Germination and Plant Growth

There hasn’t been much research done on Reiki or more generally on energy healing out there. Science cannot measure such fine energies. All we can do for now is observe and measure their effect. The influence of Reiki Energy on humans is a controversial subject, due to the possibility of a placebo effect. On the […]

The Rosebud Experiment

Saturday night, my 17-year-old daughter brought home a rosebud. The poor little flower had been kept without water for a few hours and it was dying, but she put it in water anyway. Sunday morning she changed the water and put it in a little crystal vase. I suggested that she give Reiki to it. […]

Forms of Ki

As we already discussed in a previous article, ki (qi or chi in Chinese texts) is a general concept of Life Force or Vital Energy. This energy is composed of different specific energies, which constantly move and transform into one another. The concept of qi is primarily associated with the meridian theory used in Traditional […]

A Reiki Temple Share in Japan

By Jennifer Thibodeau Canadian Reiki Association Newsletter, July 2007 Every Monday night the Reiki community in the Kanasi area (Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe) of Japan is welcome to join a very special event. Hyakuten Inamoto, the founder of Komyo Reiki, hosts his weekly Reiki share at the Daizen-in, a Buddhist temple in Kyoto, Japan. This Reiki […]

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  All men dream: but not equally.
  Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity.
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T.E. Lawrence

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