Can a person doubt the existence of the Divine ?
We are always questioning it’s existence. For some people the existence of God is an absolute proof, and they believe, that they have been touched by Him. Others are so far away from the Divine, that they do not even believe it exists. And if someone has never experienced the Divine, he rightfully thinks that It does not exist.
According to ancient Tibetan legends, Reiki is a method of healing using the Universal Cosmic Astral Energy, which is transmitted by the Master to the patient through the hands. Transmission of Reiki energy to people through your body cannot cause any problems neither to you, nor to the patient.
Universal Cosmic Energy can be linear (Fam Rei), accessible to all students from the first days of training, or turbulent (Ta Rei), used by the Masters in the higher levels. A Master does not create the energy himself, but is only a conductor, a mediator between the Root source and the patient in need of help.
Reiki is a simple and effective healing system. It is absolutely safe and applicable to everyone without exception: children, seniors, pregnant women, animals, plants. Reiki energy reaches every cell of the body and fills it with vital energy, that heals it as a result.
Human touch brings warmth, love, tenderness, and healing. Every living creature needs it daily. When people are in pain, they instinctively put their hands on the place where the pain is felt. After a while, the pain goes away. This simple action is the basis of all treatment techniques through touch. Mastering work with Reiki energy can achieve fast, effective and sustainable results.
Doubt – a great and necessary quality of a spiritually developed person. Without doubt, the person ceases to think and reason, and is easily manipulated by others.
Never trust anyone 100%, even me. When I tell you the Truth, it is only my Truth, based on my knowledge and my experiences. But this Truth shouldn’t be your Truth in its unaltered form for you.
You must doubt, check facts, make mistakes, get your own life experience. And only then can you take this Truth for yourselves in whole, or just part of it, or even reject it completely. And this will be the birth of your Truth….
Nowadays there are more than 30 different systems of Reiki, all of which have their own distinctive features, but in essence, they all come from the same ancient Fam Rei school, whose origins were preserved in Tibet, and later were first formed by Mikao Usui in an educational system.
The classic knowledge of ancient Tibetan system Fam Rei received from his Master Sathya Tanavi, Mikao Usui added practices of eastern medicine. In 1909, he developed a system to connect with the Fam Rei energy without years of practice and complicated exercises, which he called Usui Reiki.
But very interesting is the fact that now “the traditional Reiki system”, which is used by more than 90% of the reiki practitioners in the world, is not considered the true original system of Mikao Usui, but it’s heavily truncated derivative, artificially created by Mikao Usui himself, because of the demands and restrictions of the Japanese authorities in the early twentieth century. Now the modern Reiki society can learn the original system of Mikao Usui in its full form.
Mikao Usui created 2 Reiki-societies: «Usui Reiki Fam Rei» in Nepal (1912) and «Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakay» in Japan (1922).
After the death of the Teacher, these two societies have evolved completely independently from one another, and in entirely different ways. If the elder society preserved the Fam Rei Mikao Usui system in its true form, the young ones were forced to take an effective, but simplified system (without the second energy channel, without the secret symbols, without the most powerful healing practices, etc). Apart from changing the system itself, the history of its creation was also changed as well.
Both societies were quite closed and for Reiki Americans learned quite by accident, due to a split in the Japanese society in 1933, when one of its leaders – Tyudzhiro Hayashi came out of the leadership of President Dzyudzaburo Usida, founded his society “Usui Shiki Reiki Ryoho” and began teaching women and “non-Japanese”, violating the basic rules of the “Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakkai.” One of the students of Hayashi was Hawayo Takata, who later spread the system of Reiki Shiki Ryoho in North America.
Takata did not know anything about the original system Fam Rei, but eventually began to suspect that the Shiki Ryoho system was incomplete and contradictory. 32 years (from 1938 to 1970) she refined and reworked the system, changing it almost completely. Not by accident Hawayo Takata demanded from her students that they called the system not “Shiki Ryoho“, but “Takata Reiki.”
On one hand Hawayo Takata popularized Shiki Ryoho system in America and Europe, this system is considered “traditional” and more than 90% of modern reiki practitioners are trained in that system. On the other hand Takata has generated considerable controversy regarding the truth of the history and traditions of Reiki.
The elder society remained closed for a long time. The original Fam Rei system came to America and Europe thanks to the Grandmaster Reiki Academy Teachers, who are actively spreading it’s ancient knowledge in the last decade.
Why are some “traditional” Reiki Teachers still denying the existence of a true system?
The reason is solely in their psychology and natural Ego reactions. Some Teachers fir 15-20 years of practice began to consider themselves “great” and “selected”, knowing the Reiki system completely. Those who want to learn the real system, have to re-learn it again from the begining. And, of course, not everyone can do this. To understand the enormous difference in the effectiveness of the original (Fam Rei) and traditional (Shiki Ryoho) systems can only be achieved by someone who mastered both of them, and it’s a free choice for each of us …
The complete system of Reiki (Fam Rei) consists of three phases of training:
1. Path of the Student (1-3 degrees), after which the disciple becomes a Master (“Reiki Master 3“). During the training, the future Master studies the principles of the first three degrees of Reiki, special symbols, how to work with energy, principles of self-healing and treatment of patients, distance healing techniques, techniques for Kundalini awakening, Prana Breathing, learn group healing techniques, activation of energy channels, energy surgery, fundamentals of vibration therapy, crystal therapy and the moral principles of Reiki Masters. Path of the Student was created by Mikao Usui in 1909
2. Path of the Master (4-7 degrees), after which the Master reaches the level of “Reiki Master 7″. During the training, the Master studies the principles of the four levels of Reiki, special symbols, chakra healing practices, chakra cloning and other specific skills specific to these high levels. Path of the Master was created by Sathya Nanyokari in 1953
3. Path of the Grandmaster (8-9 degrees), during which the Master becomes a Grandmaster (“Reiki Grandmaster 9″). In the process of learning the path of the Grandmaster Reiki, the Master need to obtain additional specialized training program, during which they receive astral transformation, master the principles of telepathy, acquire skills to work with the cellular mind, energy of the Elements, living and nonliving matter, studying Tibetan vibration therapy and other important skills. During the path of the Grandmaster, they study the principles of the two higher degrees of Reiki, special symbols, techniques to block negative genetic programs and programs for self-destruction of the body. The path of the Grandmaster was established by Sathya Eo’Than in 2006.
There are three teacher levels,in which special Masters can be initiated, able to become Teachers of Reiki and to teach this ancient knowledge to others.