People have been using Reiki as a form of energy healing for decades now and it most certainly is effective. Here the best Reiki Books to learn and heal.
Reiki is a Japanese healing technique, invented and taught by Dr Mikao Usui, that uses the palm of one’s hand to heal someone by channeling universal life force energy. It obviously isn’t any better than conventional medical treatment, however it has shown to improve lives of people that struggle with illnesses.
If you are wondering, “Can I learn Reiki on my own?” – yes, you can! It can easily be learnt and practiced as a form of self-care by anyone who is interested in it. Regardless of your age or gender, you do not need any special background to learn it, and following are the best books to learn reiki from!
Essential Reiki: A Complete Guide to an Ancient Healing Art
By Diane Stein
Diane is a commended healer who has written over 25 books based around the felid of women’s spirituality, alternate health and metaphysical healing. This book of hers breaks the stereotypical form of addressing humans with masculine terms, and uses more of a feminine prose.
Since Stein is a professional in this field, her research on this topic is so elaborate and detailed that this book not only reflects perfectly on the history of reiki, but also gives suggestions and practical instructions that were once kept a secret from the world. Believing that the world nowadays needs healing now more than ever, this essential reiki teaching manual is the perfect way to learn Reiki in the purest forms.
Reiki: Level I, II and Master Manual
By Lisa Powers
Lisa is an eminent Reiki teacher and master who has taught self-development and Reiki to 90,000+ students. As she has been teaching and healing people for over 15 years now, she also has shared this gift through writing to teach those who wish to explore the world of Reiki.
This book is a guide on how to perform Reiki on yourself, as well as others, and talks on Reiki Level I, II and Master. As you go through the world of Reiki, this book will be your support and a manual on how to perfect it. Not only that but you can also go through this to learn a bit about reiki before taking any formal sessions.
This book is deemed to serve as the perfect companion of one’s Reiki journey, so whether you are a beginner or someone that just wishes to review the understanding of Reiki, this is the book for you!
Complete Reiki: The All-in-One Reiki Manual for Deep Healing and Spiritual Growth
By Karen Frazier
In addition to holding an advanced degree in energy healing and metaphysics, Frazier is also an energy healer, Reiki teacher, and a writer. In this book, the author explores Reiki and expands on what it is about. Defining Reiki as being in abundance all around us, they intend for this book to be our teacher and guide.
In this book, you will learn about the history of Reiki healing techniques, all three of its levels and explore visual references of different hand positions, Reiki symbols and the healing sequences to perform the process of energy healing on others and yourself.
Being the perfect guide that takes you on a full journey from the top, this book provides you with all reiki-related guidance all in one place.
The Art of Psychic Reiki: Developing Your Intuitive and Empathic Abilities for Energy Healing
By Lisa Campion
Coming from a renowned Reiki master, this book is an all-time, step-by-step guide on Reiki learning. The author believes that if you are interested in the healing property of Reiki, you might be someone that is highly sensitive and has great levels of intuition, latent psychic abilities and empathy. She believes that this book will help every reiki practitioner in mastering the ability to maneuver their psychic and empathic feelings.
If you are someone who has just begun their reiki learning journey then this book will be the perfect guide to deepening your knowledge and enhancing your skills to help yourself with it, and others.
The Japanese Art of Reiki: A Practical Guide to Self-Healing
By Bronwen Stiene and Frans Stiene
Claiming to be the “first practical Reiki book from a Japanese perspective,” this book elaborates on the traditional and original Japanese style of Reiki. Since modern Reiki is a mixture of Japanese, non-traditional and modern Reiki, it does not stay as true to its roots.
As this book takes you through the authentic ways to study Reiki, it is easy enough to be read by a beginner but can also be a solid reference for experienced Reiki practitioners.
Moreover, it focuses primarily on self-practice, self-discipline and self-examination, and is also filled with questions and ideas that trigger your thinking and has practices with a doable approach. Divided into three sections that expand upon the power of self-healing, discovery Reiki and Practicing Reiki, this book is the ultimate guide to learning the art of self-healing!
The Reiki Sourcebook
By Bronwen Stiene and Frans Stiene
Another commendable piece by the Stienes is this Reiki Sourcebook that is an elaborate way of learning Reiki. For beginners, this might be a bit hard to grasp but it is an interesting read so no one leaves disappointed.
Divided into four parts, being: the approach, history, techniques and directory, this book is your ultimate guide to Reiki essentials in the purest form.
Wheels of Life: A User’s Guide to the Chakra System (Llewellyn’s New Age)
By Anodea Judith
Being a therapist, writer and a spiritual teacher, Judith writes this book to explore the relation between the spiritual and physical planes and the chakras. Providing a connection between this portal, she explores the unparalleled opportunities that focus on healing, transformation and growth.
This book is said to take you on a spiritual journey that ranges from quantum physics all the way to child development via the usage of metaphors. In order to balance your own chakras and explore them, this book contains simple yoga and poetic meditations, so read along to find the perfect balance!
Reiki: The Healing Touch
By William Lee Rand
Written by an eminent author, this book is the perfect way to learn modern ways of using Reiki. Since many doctors nowadays have introduced reiki in hospitals and clinics as a form of therapy, the author shines light on all the ways that are used.
Along with provision of expanded knowledge and theory on the original Reiki techniques taught by Dr Usui, this book also has the Hayashi healing guide. Referencing history, this book contains the latest information on reiki and multiple approaches that are being incorporated into patient care in the US nowadays.
The Original Reiki Handbook of Dr. Mikao Usui
By Mikao Usui
Last, but not least, comes this English translation of the original healing techniques and hand positions taught by Dr Usui himself. Being the originator of this technique, what could be more amazing then learning from his true work?
Along with the written text are their respective illustrations that help one understand and learn them in a better manner. Following the footsteps of the great healer, you can expand on your Reiki knowledge from Usui’s own words!
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