Traditional History of Reiki

The Japanese like many ancient cultures used word of mouth to pass their history and practices down from generation to generation. Unfortunately this led to a great deal of knowledge and wisdom being watered down and lost. Many people involved with Reiki believe that...

Usui’s Memorial

(Source: Essence of Gendai Reiki ho – Sensei Hiroshi Doi; translation by Yukio Miura; editing by Richard R. Rivard, Tom Rigler) Virtue is what you obtain naturally through cultivation and training, and merit is to spread and carry out the instruction and...

Reiki Resources

The following are some of my favorite books and resources for Reiki-ho and spiritual development.   Books, periodicals and guides The Japanese Art of Reiki by Bronwen and Frans Stiene The Reiki Sourcebook by Bronwen and Frans Stiene Modern Reiki Method For...

Reiki Principles

The Reiki Principles are at the heart of Usui’s system of healing and transformation. Sometimes called precepts, principles, and affirmation; these are the part of the system of Reiki that makes it unique to founder Mikao Usui. The secret art of inviting...

History of Reiki

The Life of Mikao Usui Mikao Usui was born on August 15, 1865 in the village of Yago in the Yamagata district of Gifu prefecture, Japan, and he died on March 9th, 1926. Usui grew up during the Meiji Restoration when Japan to open its borders and its economy to the...