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

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?

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?

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…

Healing the Past with Reiki

Being in the present has become a very popular spiritual concept today. Most people today know that if we spend our moments in the past or future, we miss out on the essence of life. But, what is it that…

Reiki Not Working? Here's Why

Absolutely any problem in our lives, whether physical, mental or emotional, are preceded and accompanied by energy blocks. Given this fact, it is only obvious that learning and practicing Reiki regularly will smooth out hitches, and bring the ease back…

Do We Pick Up Karma When We Heal Others?

Somehow, I never heard this question until a couple of years ago, a popular Indian ascetic published a video where he announced that healing others through Reiki was dangerous. When I first heard of this video, I was irritated, but…

When Reiki Practice Becomes Difficult

We all know that regular Reiki practice offers tremendous benefits. And yet, every once in a while, people find that practicing Reiki becomes nearly impossible. Either they feel that Reiki has stopped flowing, or they feel a tremendous restlessness, sitting…

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?

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…