“This is Reiki: Transformation of Body, Mind and Soul from the Origins to the Practice” – book review

This is one of many books Frank Arjava Petter has written, and it is one of the best (in my opinion) as it’s extremely informative, factual and “human” book. Petter is one of the most well-known reiki teachers and healers today, and he is highly respected by fellow teachers and those who have attended his Continue reading


Byosen – what is it and how does it work in reiki healing?

In reiki healing, there are recommended hand positions to deal with specific illnesses and symptoms. These are useful starting point, especially if you are a beginner healer. In Japanese reiki healing, there is a strong emphasis on being able to detect “byosen“, which can be directly translated as “sickness lump” or “sickness accumulation”. When you Continue reading


“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 the most well-known reiki teachers Continue reading