Mindfulness, Reiki & Science


Now here’s a beautiful picture! Behold a group of doctors holding hands in a meditative Reiki circle before they start surgery. Many hospitals in U.S.A have Reiki wards for patients. Lets hope this becomes a reality in India soon.

Article of the month:
Mindfulness has been a core spiritual practice in Buddhist and Indian traditions. There are many studies coming out now, that bring to our notice the multi-fold impact this practice has on our being. Just one of these studies shows that mindfulness can help during stress [Understanding Mindfulness Meditation]

The American Psychological Association lists out several scientifically proven advantages of mindfulness meditation, ranging from stress reduction, improved memory and focus, less emotional reactivity and higher cognitive flexibility. It also gives a list of advantages therapists would have if they practiced mindfulness regularly. [What are the benefits of mindfulness]

Author of ‘Healing Through Reiki’, Ashwita learned Reiki in 1997, and started teaching it in 2006. She now incorporates other forms of energy healing, as well as hypnotherapy and past life therapy in her work. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, crafts, reading and painting.

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