“Light on the Origins of Reiki: A Handbook for Practicing the Original Reiki of Usui and Hayashi” – Book review

This is a translation of Tadao Yamaguchi’s book in Japanese. Yamaguchi sensei (“sensei” means teacher in respectful way) heads the Jikiden Reiki Institute in Kyoto and travels around the world teaching reiki. I’m rather biased when it comes to reviewing this book, because I learned reiki from Tadao Yamaguchi, and …

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“The Hayashi Reiki Manual: Japanese Healing Techniques from the Founder of the Western Reiki System” – book review

The Hayashi Reiki Manual: Japanese Healing Techniques from the Founder of the Western Reiki System is another great book by Frank Arjava Petter. He co-authored this book with Tadao Yamaguchi (my reiki teacher) and his late mother and a well-respected reiki teacher, Chiyoko Yamaguchi. Frank Arjava Petter is one of …

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