Healing Trust Issues

Healing Trust Issues

Everyone has different ideas about what a relationship represents, but almost all of us will agree that a relationship – at least, a happy one – cannot exist without trust. Inevitably, there are times in life when someone we love,…

Problems in Life Despite Reiki? Read This

Problems in Life Despite Reiki? Read This

Recently someone on the forum asked why people seem to have problems despite practicing Reiki and meditation regularly, whereas other ‘normal’ people who did absolutely nothing seemed to go about their lives just fine. Were the Reiki channels doing something…

The Importance of a Bindi: Demonstrated

The Importance of a Bindi: Demonstrated

“You like all these things now, but when you grow up you won’t wear any bangles, bindis or plaits, you’ll all forget your culture”. I was in sixth grade when a teacher said this, and I thought she was talking…

Is your Hairstyle Making you Sick?

Is your Hairstyle Making you Sick?

Indian tradition requires women to wear their hair long, and tied up. While other castes were allowed to partially tie their hair, Brahmin women, (the priests and academicians) were mandated to keep it completely tied. Everything changes with time though….

Q&A: Is Reiki Dangerous?

Q&A: Is Reiki Dangerous?

I found an interesting question in a forum on Facebook today, and thought it was worth posting my response on the blog. It is not uncommon for teachers or sects to denounce other systems, and sometimes this can be with…

Three Signs You've Got Gratitude Wrong

Three Signs You’ve Got Gratitude Wrong

Gratitude is quite fashionable today, thanks to new age gurus telling us that the more grateful we are, the more the universe gives us. And with that statement, they kill any scope for genuine gratitude. For, any gratitude felt in the…

Is Reiki Really Intelligent?

Is Reiki Really Intelligent?

One of the biggest myths I have encountered among Reiki practitioners is that Reiki is ‘intelligent’ and knows where to go. It is something we were told when we learned Reiki many years ago, something we didn’t understand when we…

Reiki: Rules or no Rules?

Reiki: Rules or no Rules?

On a Reiki forum on Facebook ‎Carl Karlowski, a Reiki master who makes things interesting by asking thought provoking questions, asked this recently. Thought question: Three different light workers all very excellent at what they do. What important quality do…

Can I Learn All Reiki Levels Together?

Can I Learn All Reiki Levels Together?

I frequently receive phone calls that go along these lines. Client: I want to learn Reiki II Me: When did you learn Reiki I? Client: It was about two years ago. Me: So, are you practicing Reiki healing daily? Client: No, I…

Which Reiki is the Best?

Which Reiki is the Best?

When I learned Reiki in 1998, there was mostly just one Reiki. And why not, after all, ‘Rei’-‘ki’ translates to ‘universal energy’. How many universal energies can there be? However, as it turns out, Reiki enhances the intuitive abilities of…