Reiki for Beginners: Mastering Natural Healing Techniques

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Llewellyn Publications, 1999 - Health & Fitness - 224 pages
Four long years. That''s the amount of time David F. Vennels had been suffering with Post-Viral Syndrome after a serious disease. He was so weak he could not even hold his arms above his head to wash his hair. Over those years he was also in a serious accident; spent his time in bed or being pushed in a wheelchair; and suffered from clinical depression. One day, he went to a lecture and experienced a healing technique known as Reiki. Almost immediately he started to feel better. In "Reiki for Beginners," Vennels reveals the rest of his story, including how he was healed, learned Reiki, and became a practitioner and teacher of this healing method.""
But the book is not really about his story. It''s about you. It''s about how you can use Reiki to heal yourself and others, even your pets. It''s about how you can make Reiki a part of your daily life in order to bring more peace and creativity into your day-to-day activities.
In this book you''ll learn how to prepare for a Reiki Empowerment (initiation), and what to expect when you go through it. You''ll learn how to place your hands on yourself or another when doing an "attunement" (healing). You''ll learn meditative techniques and other methods that can bring you peace, serenity, and joy every day of your life. And you can easily share that with others.
Since Reiki work uses universal energy, and since that energy is directed by will, the potential for Reiki is virtually limitless. You can use it to heal physical ailments and bring relaxation. It can improve your concentration and memory. And it can be used to complement and enhance other healing systems.
The personal touch in this book (there are manyexamples from Reiki practitioners) makes it a delight to read and you will see how the use of Reiki can apply to you in many surprising situations. Get your copy today!
Winner of the 2000 Coalition of Visionary Resources (COVR) Award for best Alternative Health Book

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Lots of pages..

User Review  - Cheryl C. - Overstock.com

I am just now reading this book! It takes a bit of getting into especially when u dont have much spare time! I am interested in studying this practice and was advised to buy an introductory book! As ... Read full review

Great introduction book

User Review  - deb5677 - Borders

This book gives an easy to follow and understand history of Reiki. If you have an interest in this fantastic healing technique, this book is a great place to start. Read full review

Contents

The Essence of Reiki
2
The Story of Reiki
10
Using Reiki
57
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About the author (1999)

David Vennells (Manchester, England) is a Reiki practitioner and a teacher. He first experienced Reiki after suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for four years. In a very short time Reiki greatly improved his mental and physical condition and general quality of life. It was this experience that encouraged him to learn this wonderful healing technique so that he might share it with others. On his path to learning the Reiki technique, David received instructions from three well known Reiki Masters and spent most of his time researching and trying to understand the origins of Reiki from both a practical and spiritual view point. Through Reiki, David says he has become aware that there was a deeply spiritual aspect to all living beings. To better understand this aspect of himself in the light of Reiki, he studied Buddhism and eventually became Buddhist. It wasn't long before he realized that Buddhism and Reiki complement each other greatly. But, as David points out, you don't have to be a Buddhist to practice Reiki.

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