Newsweek Discusses Reiki

Newsweek, in a special edition on 2/28/16,published an article about the power of Reiki to heal. This is one of the few mainstream publications which have discussed this healing system which was discovered by a Dr. Usui in Japan in the late 19th century. I am a Reiki Master Teacher and have seen its powerful results both in my life and the lives of others.

I would highly recommend you read this interesting article. I am glad to see the public attention paid to this modality. To whet the appetites of the readers, I would like to quote here a couple of paragraphs:

“For those who willingly receive the energy, results are hard to deny, anecdotal though they may be. The International Center for Reiki Healing website boasts an extensive section of testimonials, with individuals from all across the globe sharing stories of having benefited from Reiki for conditions varying in severity from uncomfortable to seemingly insurmountable. One supporter recounts having an abscessed tooth cured by the method, saving her the pain of a root canal. Others claim to have had cancer cured by distant Reiki, a form where non-present practitioners send healing energy at scheduled intervals. Perhaps the most unlikely testimonial on the site comes from a medical doctor who describes using various versions of Reiki to heal the ovarian cyst of a patient who fearfully resisted surgery. ”

“Throughout his two-plus decades of teaching the ways of Reiki, Rand (William Lee Rand of the International Center for Reiki Training) can only recall one student who was unable to perform the practice. “A woman came to class, and she seemed a little reluctant to be there,” he says. After receiving the attunement meant to place a student on the path of becoming a Reiki healer, the woman claimed she did not feel any differently, concluding Rand’s procedure did not work. Recognizing a preventive closed-mindedness, Rand asked the woman why she came to the class. “She said, ‘Well, my husband made me go.’ She did not want to be there,” he laughs. For Rand, this lone exception is enough to support his belief that willingness is a key aspect of undertaking Reiki. “As long as the person wants to receive the attunement and wants the ability, it comes right in,” he says. “The energy respects free will—if the person doesn’t want it, it’s not going to force itself on them.”

The entire article can be found at this link:

http://www.newsweek.com/healing-power-reiki-430143

 

 

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