Some sources indicate Mikao Usui, the founder of the system of Reiki, was well versed in the martial arts; specifically Daitō-ryū Aiki-jūjutsu and Yagyu ryū styles of self defense. Daitō-ryū Aiki-jūjutsu by Sōkaku Takeda in particular was a influential martial art having spawned a variety of martial arts based on the principle of joining-reflecting-redirecting ki (ai-ki).
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Sitting in seiza, back straight, breath clear and unabated. Legs slightly uncomfortable as I continue to acclimate to this upright posture. Experiencing full practice here and now. Sound rooted in the hara, feeling with my entire being: Direct Straight Honest Clear Pure Steady Stable Seiza no kamae Jeongjwa Vajra asana Thunderbolt Diamond Power Protector All
At first you have no clue As blissful as an ignorant child None of this “right” and “wrong” stuff You are just living Expressing your true nature Free of constraint Having yet to “know better” Now things are different Now you “know better” The rules The standards “Right” and “wrong” Worried about “their” opinion Angry
Being Reiki with horses was a wonderful experience. Sharing respect, deep compassion, and opportunity for growth in the lives of rescued horses in need.
In the traditional approach to Usui’s Reiki system, “Tenohira” or what we understand to be the hands on healing aspect, was originally understood to be a beginner’s practice. From day one students were taught a number of techniques utilizing their hands in order to heal and feel more at ease in their body; hands on