Tenohira is the act of supporting ki to emanate from the palms of the hands for healing purposes. Historically, Mikao Usui, the founder of the system of Reiki (Usui Reiki Ryoho) taught tenohira among other spiritual teachings. The practice was further developed and formalized by one of his students, Hayashi Chujiro, a naval doctor.
Please join us to explore the deeper meaning of hands-on-healing from a traditional Japanese perspective with world renown Reiki Teacher, Frans Stiene.
Frans’ approach to Reiki goes back to the way the system of Reiki was traditionally understood and practiced in Japan in the 1900s. This way follows the three mysteries of the sanmitsu (body-mind-energy). It includes not only hands-on healing but also the practice of meditation, healing techniques, chanting and the Reiju (initiation). The system of Reiki was originally developed by its founder Mikao Usui as a spiritual practice that supports healing and personal development. The aim was to heal the self to achieve anshin ritsumei, a state of inner peace and wholeness. From that space, we can also help others and be the change we want to see in the world. The traditional approach of Reiki offers a solid foundation to anyone on the healing path.
This event combines lecture, discussion and experience.
ABOUT THE TEACHER:
Frans has been a major influence on global research into the system of Reiki since the early 2000s. His practical understanding of the Japanese influences on the system have allowed students around the world to connect deeply with this practice.
Frans is a co-founder of the International House of Reiki and Shibumi International Reiki Association with Bronwen Logan (Stiene). He has also co-authored with her the critically acclaimed books: The Reiki Sourcebook The Japanese Art of Reiki, A-Z of Reiki Pocketbook, Reiki Techniques Card Deck and Your Reiki Treatment
Originally from Holland, Frans is now based in Australia and since 1998 has taught in Japan, Nepal, Italy, UK and Australia. His teachers include Hyakuten Inamoto, Doi Hiroshi and Chris Marsh. Frans’ research has included interviewing Yamaguchi Chiyoko and other Japanese teachers including Dr Matsuoka. Frans is currently training with a Japanese Shingon priest, Takeda Hakusai Ajari, who was once a Tendai monk as a disciple of the great Sakai Dai Ajari, learning about Shinto, Shugendo, Tendai and Shingon. Frans is also studying with Reverend Kûban, a Yamabushi priest from France.
You can find more information about Frans Stiene and his work on his website http://www.ihreiki.com
Please be mindful of not wearing strong perfumes or colognes for this event. Thank you.