The five pillars of Reiki

The five pillars of Reiki

Origin of the five pillars of the Reiki method In the course of the spread of Reiki and the development of several Reiki styles in many countries, it is sometimes difficult to understand what belongs to the original. There should be a common ground approached between...
Reiki symposium in honor of Mikao Usui

Reiki symposium in honor of Mikao Usui

In 2015, Mikao Usui would be 150 years old. On the occasion of and in his honor, several events took place in 2015. This includes in particular the Reiki symposium in Vienna and Berlin. I was invited to both events and was able to gain many wonderful experiences as a...
Reiki and Shamanism

Reiki and Shamanism

This article is about Reiki and shamanism.  Was Mikao Usui a Shaman? The founder of the Reiki, Mikao Usui has intensively dealt with Japanese shamanism. According to many sources, he was also a Shintô priest. Shintô 神道 is the Japanese shamanism. Shintô literally...
The Shingon Reiki Characters

The Shingon Reiki Characters

The Shingon Reiki characters Shingon Reiki is a word I invented combining four Chinese characters. The Shingon Reiki characters are composed of the Japanese words Shingon and Reiki. The Reiki characters are explained here and mean Spiritual Life Energy. Shingon,...