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Hawayo Takata’s House

Posted in Personal Experiences, Reiki Blog, and Research

My Reiki colleague, Axel Ebert, had the pleasure of visiting Hawayo Takata’s home recently and here are his thoughts and photos!

A little research on the internet led me to the newspaper ad, that Mrs. Takata had published in March 1941 after having learned Reiki from Dr. Chujiro Hayashi:

Massage
Reiki treatments, massage, cabinet baths.
Mrs. H. Takata, 2070 Kilauea Ave., Waiakea Homesteads.

The place and thus the house, Read More Hawayo Takata’s House

An Interview with Reiki Master Mallika Shankarnarayan: A Lesson on Trust

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Q. Tell us a little about yourself and your Reiki journey – how did you come to Reiki, and when did you become a Reiki Master?

The first time I heard about Reiki was when I was 19 and doing my Masters in Medical & Psychiatric Social Work in India. One of the course requirements was a journey across the length and breadth of India to get an exposure to Read More An Interview with Reiki Master Mallika Shankarnarayan: A Lesson on Trust

Reiki, and When True Healing Begins

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Reiki Master Elaine Yang’s Story:

When I first came to Reiki, I had no idea what healing really meant. It’s funny how the Universe brings you to the right place at the right time, often without your own knowledge 😉

When I came to a Reiki free talk in early 2010, I was in a lot of pain. Physically from a slipped disc, and emotionally from the ending of a Read More Reiki, and When True Healing Begins

Interview with Reiki Master René Vögtli

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Q. Can you please tell us a little about yourself and how you started on your Reiki journey?

I was working as an expatriate in Hongkong. When I was 37 years old, I had a personal crisis. My wife gave me a Reiki treatment which I received full of skepticism, but it was so powerful that consequently both my wife and I became Reiki Masters in 1992. We have been Read More Interview with Reiki Master René Vögtli

Interview with Reiki Master Amy Rowland

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Q. Can you please tell us a little about yourself and how you started on your Reiki journey?

When I was a child, my mother was often ill and in and out of the hospital. Because of this, I became interested in healing and convinced that if there was a God, there had to be something more than prayer that people could do to help those they loved who were Read More Interview with Reiki Master Amy Rowland

Interview with Reiki Master Kathie Lipinski

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Q.  Can you please tell us a little about yourself and how you started on your Reiki journey?

My journey with Reiki began when Reiki “found” me in 1992. I had studied Healing Touch and loved the experience of working with energy. A good friend then told me about Reiki and I said, “If it’s anything like this…show me the way!” I was able to find a Reiki teacher through Read More Interview with Reiki Master Kathie Lipinski

Interview with Reiki Master Jotaro Kashihara (Part 2)

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44Q. What really happens in an attunement?

Reiju (Japanese term for the attunement), is a reminder of a person’s true nature.  We are born connected to Reiki.  That connection does not go away, but we lose track of it through lack of using it.  Our lifestyles and even things like diet cause us to forget the connection is there.  Reiju reminds us of that connection.  Once reminded we can then Read More Interview with Reiki Master Jotaro Kashihara (Part 2)

Interview with Reiki Master Jotaro Kashihara (Part 1)

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Jotaro KashiharaQ. Can you tell us a little about yourself and how you started on your Reiki journey?

My Reiki story starts in 1992 after a good friend was struck by a car driven by a drunk driver while riding his mountain bike.  He suffered very severe head injuries and he was unable to do much of what he could before the accident.  Once he was released from the hospital, his Read More Interview with Reiki Master Jotaro Kashihara (Part 1)

Interview with Reiki Master Colin Powell

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Q. Can you please tell us a little about yourself and how you started on your Reiki journey?

Sure. I am a 57 year old husband and father, living in Eccles, near Manchester in the United Kingdom.  My profession is an IT Application Consultant but my practice is Usui Reiki Ryoho. I first heard about Reiki back in 1998 when my sister-in-law mentioned that there was something I may be Read More Interview with Reiki Master Colin Powell

Interview with Reiki Master Kathleen Prasad

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Q. Can you please tell us a little about yourself and how you started on your Reiki journey?

I learned Reiki for self-healing after having an amazing treatment from a Reiki teacher, Martha Lucas, in Denver. Once I trained in Level 1, initially I was focused on my own healing, but my dog kept coming to me and sitting on my feet while I did my self-treatment. Finally the light Read More Interview with Reiki Master Kathleen Prasad

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