Light on the Origins of Reiki

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  • Copyright: 2007-04-23
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Long before Reiki came to Japan from the West, Chiyoko Yamaguchi was watching and practising the original Reiki techniques of Dr. Usui and Dr. Hayashi. Tadao Yamaguchi relates the fascinating life story of his mother, a great Japanese Reiki Master who had learned Reiki from Dr. Hayashi at the age of 17 and kept on practising in her daily life for more than 65 years, passing on her wealth of insights to her son. A journey towards the origins of Reiki as it evolved from Dr. Mikao Usui's first inspirations, it shows you how it was traditionally taught and practised in Japan in the mid-thirties of the last century. It includes many valuable practical applications: The traditional Master-disciple relationship. Dr. Hayashi's lectures in the Reiki seminars. Natural body cleansing techniques. Byosen (energetic empathy).

Table of Contents

Forewordp. 7
Prologue: Reiki Meets [characters not reproducible]p. 9
Some Words about Jikiden Reikip. 13
Lineages of Reiki-From Japan to the Westp. 13
Reiki Returns to Japanp. 15
Why I Started Teaching Jikiden Reikip. 17
Jikiden Reiki and Western Reikip. 18
Reiki and My Familyp. 21
Biography of my Mother, Chiyoko Yamaguchip. 21
The Family Tree of the Yamaguchis, the Ushios, the Suganos, the Iwamotosp. 22
First Contact with Reiki - Wasaburo Suganop. 23
Recovering from Tuberculosis (TB)p. 25
Setting up the Daishoji Branchp. 27
Chiyoko Yamaguchi's Reiju Experiencep. 29
Reiki-a Great Gift for a Bride to Bring to Her New Familyp. 34
Living through the War with Reikip. 36
Saving My Father from Terminal Illness with Reikip. 37
A Healing Family-the Yamaguchisp. 40
My Samurai Ancestors and a Japanese Tycoonp. 40
My Family's Healing Roots Ancestors Back in Prehistoric Timesp. 41
My Life with Reikip. 44
My Childhoodp. 44
Reiki as My Lifesaverp. 45
From Te-Ate (Healing with Hands-on) to Te-Kazashi (Healing without Hands-on)p. 50
My Involvement in Spiritual Organizationsp. 52
Tackling Environmental Issues and Improving Alternative Medicinep. 55
Realization of How Wonderful Reiki Really Isp. 55
Chiyoko Yamaguchi's Peaceful Departure in 2003p. 57
Basic Reiki Knowledgep. 61
Awakening to Reiki-The Enlightenment of Usui Senseip. 61
Founding and Expanding Usui Reiki Ryohop. 63
Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakkai Todayp. 66
Chujiro Hayashi Sensei and Hayashi Reiki Kenkyukai (Institute)p. 67
Hayashi Sensei's Lectures in the Reiki Seminarsp. 70
[characters not reproducible] The Lectures on Byosen-Feeling the Accumulation of Toxinsp. 73
Shizen Joka Ryoku-the Natural Cleansing Ability of Our Bodyp. 77
Heikin Joka-Balanced Cleansingp. 78
[characters not reproducible] Gokai-The Five Principlesp. 79
[characters not reproducible] Gyosei-Meiji Emperor's Japanese Style Waka Poemsp. 83
Ketsueki Kokan Ho (Kekko)p. 88
Japan-A Background to the Birth Place of Reikip. 91
First Contacts with Non-Japanese Studentsp. 91
Seminars with Participants from Overseasp. 92
Traditional Master-Disciple Relationshipp. 94
Ambiguity of Japanese Speechp. 96
Japanese and Shintop. 98
What is Shinto?p. 99
Kotodamap. 103
Proving Kotodama Energy-Meeting Mr. Masaru Emotop. 104
Shinto and Kotodama in Reikip. 107
Gokai for the Purification of a Venue with Its Kotodamap. 107
Kotodama and Gyoseip. 110
Shinto Influenced by Buddhismp. 112
Zen Buddhismp. 112
Today's Japanese and Reikip. 114
Reiki or [characters not reproducible]p. 115
Some Notes on the Japanese Writing Systemp. 118
Kanji, Hiragana, and Katakanap. 118
An English Woman in Kyoto by Amanda Jaynep. 119
A Cultural Perspective-My Experience in Japanp. 119
Practical Applicationp. 123
Ryoho Shishin (Treatment Instruction Manual)p. 123
What is Ryoho Shishin?p. 123
Basic Rules for Reiki Treatmentp. 125
How Byosen Spreads in the Bodyp. 126
A Treatment Examplep. 127
Differences between Two Ryoho Shishinp. 127
Ketsueki Kokan Ho (Kekko)- The Massage and Its Procedurep. 128
Remarkable Results of Reikip. 130
Other Examples of the Miraculous Efficacy of Reikip. 132
Some Frequently Asked Questionsp. 135
Can Reiki Be Used on Other Living Beings?p. 135
Can I Send Reiki to an Area?p. 136
Does Reiki Have Any Contra Indications?p. 137
How Jikiden Reiki Is Taughtp. 139
Correspondences between Jikiden and Different Levels of Western Reikip. 139
Shirushi (Symbol) and Jumon (Mantra)p. 140
What Happens in a Jikiden Reiki Seminar?p. 143
Seiheki (Psychological) Treatment Used to Repair Bones, Organs and Musclesp. 150
Reiki Kokan (Reiki Exchange)p. 152
Shihan-Kaku (Assistant Teacher) and Shihan (Teacher) Coursesp. 155
Reiki-Trump Card for the New Millenniump. 156
Feedback from Jikiden Reiki Studentsp. 159
Reiki for Young Mothersp. 159
Simple Yet Practical!p. 163
Medical Institutions in Need of Reikip. 166
Realizing the Authenticity of Jikiden Reikip. 170
Reiki with Chiyoko Sensei and Tadao Senseip. 173
A New Flamep. 177
"Arigato" from the Translatorp. 180
Final Wordsp. 185
About the Author and Contact Informationp. 187
Notesp. 188
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