Letting Reiki Branches Differ 

Despite questions and even some variations of opinion amongst branches on points of Reiki apply, the system of Reiki not solely survives however thrives! The intrinsic energy of Reiki goes past any disagreements over completely different interpretations. The variations between Reiki branches are much like differ- ences in branches of religions, the place every has completely different practices however ulti- mately has the identical purpose. 

Number of apply is nearly inbuilt to the best way that Reiki was taught and handed on by Mikao Usui, Chujiro Hayashi, and Hawayo Takata. Seek advice from Determine 3-1 to notice the evolution of various branches of Reiki. Right here, I study the similarities and variations between Usui and Takata: 

✔ Each Usui and Takata educated every pupil in a different way: 

  • Usui based mostly his teachings on what he felt can be finest for every pupil and the coed’s specific religious degree. For instance, some college students bought symbols and a few didn't. 
  • Takata didn’t enable college students to take notes. After they bought collectively after she died, the scholars had been shocked to search out that they had every been given completely different variations of the teachings. 

Controversy apparently exists amongst Japanese Grasp college students of Mikao Usui. The Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakkai claims to be the official society began by Mikao Usui. Different college students of Mikao Usui who've been interviewed by Western Reiki historians dispute this declare. 

  • When Hawayo Takata died, she didn’t have a transparent successor. Ultimately Barbara Weber Ray (the Radiance method) and Phyllis Lei Furumoto (Hawayo Takata’s granddaughter) every claimed to be the successor. Furumoto was known as the “lineage bearer” and “grandmaster” by the Reiki Alliance. 

The dearth of both a constant and common instructing or creation of 1 official faculty to hold on every of their Reiki programs led the successors of Mikao Usui, Chujiro Hayashi, and Hawayo Takata to every create their very own variations or branches of Reiki apply. Due to these variations, completely different branches have some variations of interpretation of the Reiki system and apply. 

The good thing about no apparent successor to Reiki is that there are various varieties from which to decide on and be taught! 

Reiki belongs to everybody. Nobody particular person or department is the only lineage bearer.