Category Archives: Spirituality

Yoga – “Body Work” to get sweaty?

Working a lot in social media, i received some interesting messages about yoga over the last days….
One idea specifically came up in different words, that surprised me a bit…

Means, the focus in practising yoga lots of people seem to take…

Some of the messages included:
– yoga is very difficult
– you do yoga, do you also meditate?
– yoga is great to get sweaty

These are some of the quotes not only from Western, but also from Indian people. Continue reading Yoga – “Body Work” to get sweaty?

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Reiju 靈授 – Literally “attunement” or “what”? 🌟

On my page REIJU you can find a short introduction what Reiju involves, using the term “attunement” as its translation.

Though “attunement” is the common Western version, we can also use “empowerment”, that might even be a deeper idea about what Reiju provides. In Western world it shows a way to connect to Reiki power, to use Reiki instantly.

In any way it still is very different to the Japanese concept of Reiju. To give somebody power or turn them into a certain frequency is not a proper part of the Japanese concept.

Mikao Usui, the “founder” of the Reiki concept, realised pretty fast after his “enlightenment”, that every human being could use Reiki, though mostly a new way was needed to get “re-connected”.

One of his biggest achievement was to create REIJU, to Continue reading Reiju 靈授 – Literally “attunement” or “what”? 🌟

QUESTIONS & DOUBTS

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Have you ever heard people saying, for example: that for practising Reiki you must dress in white? That you cannot receive Reiki or worse, attune students, when you have your menstruation? That you cannot receive Reiki, when you are already a Reiki master and the giver is only first or second level, that Mikao Usui was a Christian missionary….and so on…..

I frequently get asked about things like that and am stunned sometimes, about the mis-concepts in and about Reiki.

Lots of this mistaken information is still from times, when we did hardly know anything about Usuis life and the Reiki history. Teacher, who studied Reiki and never updated their knowledge with new developments about the origins, give these ideas to their students, who give them to theirs and so on…. All in good faith, Continue reading QUESTIONS & DOUBTS