Reiki Insights

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Read what people have to say about Frans Stiene’s new book Reiki Insights, due out later this year:

In this wonderful book, Frans Stiene addresses ancient wisdom and meditation tradition in a very practical way to bring it to the modern world. It conveys a beneficial, heartwarming, and transformative experience, and will create happiness and joy for those who read it.
– Orgyen Chowang Rinpoche, author of Our Pristine Mind

Most of us have only a superficial understanding of the system of Reiki. In this extraordinary work (Reiki Insights), Frans Stiene, one of the godfathers of Reiki in the West, reveals the system of Reiki to be not only a method of healing, but nothing less than a pathway to enlightenment. If you have ever wanted to explore the deeper meaning of the system of Reiki, this illuminating treasure is for you!
– David Michie author of The Dalai Lama’s Cat Series.

From a holistic nursing perspective, Reiki Insights is an exceptional read for all Reiki practitioners working in the field of healthcare. Each concise chapter is a gentle reminder of how we can embody the precepts in order to live in a compassionate and mindful way. Nurturing compassion within ourselves is the key to avoiding burnout in a healthcare system that is often fraught with stress and worry. Frans Stiene, a phenomenal teacher and author, has once again given us a beautiful gift which lovingly guides us on our path to be true to our way and our being.
– Helene Williams, BSN, RN, Reiki Teacher/Hospital & Hospice Practitioner, Founder and President, Lancaster Community Reiki Clinic

I love this book. Frans Stiene has written another inspirational book, his depth of knowledge about Reiki and ability to share this knowledge in words we can understand is a gift to us. Reiki Insights is perfect for anyone wishing to deepen their Reiki Meditation practice, just pick a chapter, read and meditate.
– Helen Galpin – Co-founder of The British School of Meditation

‘This profound and powerful book illuminates our understanding of the true nature of Reiki. Frans Stiene, one of the world’s leading Reiki Teachers, takes us on a journey to the heart of Reiki and unwraps its power to transform and heal’
– Mary Pearson, author, ‘Meditation, the stress solution’

With Frans Stiene as the guide, the reader of Reiki Insights is brought into the depths of Reiki teachings and practice. Grounded in Japanese history, culture, Buddhism and Shintoism, Reiki Insights explores the roots of the system of Reiki. Frans Stiene’s writings allow the reader to deepen and enrich their practice of the Reiki Precepts, meditations, hands-on-healing, symbols and mantras, to cultivate mindfulness, healing, compassion, and love.
–Elise Brenner, founder and executive director of Celebration of Reiki, Inc.

In Reiki Insights, Frans offers practical advice for the life long journey of your Reiki practice: where “life becomes practice and practice becomes life.” Each mini chapter is concise and precise, offering a wonderful companion to read in conjunction with your daily Reiki self care practice and meditation. This will be a must read for my Reiki students, and I look forward to rereading it as I continue to deepen and expand my own practice and understanding of Reiki.

–Deborah Flanagan, author of Building a Powerful Practice: Successful Strategies for Your Wellness Business

This book is a treasure box, full of magnificent bright precious stones – insights. You can open the box whenever you like and pick a stone whichever appeals to you at the moment. Every stone is there to read, to play with and to connect to. In the end they all inspire you to get in touch with your True Nature – to feel the gratitude, the beauty and the love that you really are!

– Anya van Til – Reiki Waters The Netherlands

Frans Stiene has been my spiritual hero since I met him at his Reiki class in New York. At that time and level of my experience I felt grateful and transformed by his knowledge, purity, compassion and simplicity. It was, for me, a beginning. I read his books, followed his blog and looked forward to his yearly trip to New York. He changed my life.
His new book “Reiki Insights” takes me beyond my transformation…it speaks to our
true journey…our true home…our true place in this amazing world. Frans shows us that the path to the horizon is clear, cloudless and doable. There is only truth and kindness. Frans has come to this conclusion by investigation and living deeply in the tradition, but he keeps it simple by staying with the intention Mikao Usui knew was the true way. This book is a blessing for me and a light that I can share.
Betty Leigh, Actress – House of Cards…..

With Reiki Insights, world-renowned Reiki teacher Frans Stiene offers yet another gift to the world… and not just to the world of Reiki. He takes us through a journey that takes us back to the beginning, through the end and the middle, to the insight of who we truly are. For Reiki practitioners and seekers, yes, but also for seekers who are being called back into the heart of the matter, this book will help us to reach and touch into who we really are.
-Kathryn Hudson, author of The Angles told me so – A practical guide for Light-workers

Frans Stiene is great teacher to have as you walk your Way. I’ve met, learned from, and trained with many trained meditation teachers, Reiki teachers, Chan monks, Theravada nuns, countless martial arts masters, and even a Shugendo priest. After a while you begin to have a sense of things; who’s really digging deep and forging their kokoro and who is simply talking about it. Frans’ sense of honesty and practicality is refreshing in this era of endless life coaches and gurus. Reiki as a way of life is embodied throughout his teachings, his works, and the effect of his practice on his work is clear. You’ll find his perspective not so stifled by tradition but informed by it and driven though deep investigation and direct experience. This experiential learning is the real treasure and by sharing it freely Frans embodies the fifth Reiki guideline, “Be kind to others”. Frans is also a genuine character. To a beginner, his lighthearted approach may seemingly betray his immensely deep understanding. With time, you begin to see this jovial attitude and glowing happiness to be true result of genuine spiritual practice; not to be over solemn and serious but to have fun, be happy, and share it freely with wisdom. To all beings cultivating their way, may such perspective prove beneficial.
– Andrew Anders, Hoijeon Moosool Master, Taekwondo Master, Reiki teacher, Founder of Michigan Reiki

“Reading the Inner Heart of Reiki and now Reiki Insights is like having Frans Stiene here with me. When I read it…I hear his voice, feel the energy, receive the Reiju. Frans Stiene is an exceptional spiritual practitioner so I invite you to feel the stillness between the words. Receive the deep peace that touches the heart, as we continue our journey of remembering the true self. Gratitude to you Frans for sharing your clarity and wisdom.”
– Maria Kammerer, Reiki Practitioner Teacher and founder of Attune: The Art of Reiki

No one has gone deeper into the true meaning of Mikao Usui’s teachings than Frans Stiene. This book shines a clear light on the meditations and practices within the system of Reiki, making them more accessible to the Western mind. With this fuller understanding, the practices themselves come alive and we can take our healing to the deepest of levels.
~ Joyce Leonard, founder of Santa Cruz Reiki Works

In his latest book, Frans Stiene, the foremost Reiki teacher in the world, takes us farther than ever before into the system of Reiki and the path to our true self. Frans clearly lays out the work that must be done, and then gives us the tools to do it, taking us from the precepts to deep meditations. This is a must read for anyone who is wanting to not just do Reiki but to be Reiki. To not just talk about spirituality but live a spiritual life.
– Jeff Emerson – Founder of True Freedom Recovery Yoga

Reiki Insights is for all seekers
Frans Stiene, acclaimed Reiki teacher, has published an amazing book, Reiki Insights. It is amazing because it is not just a Reiki book. It is a book for all spiritual practitioners, whether Reiki or not. In his clear and compassionate manner, Frans Stiene explains the true meaning of the precepts of Mikao Usui. It is only someone who knows, from his own experience after deep practice, that can do this. We are fortunate indeed to receive Mikao Usui’s inner teachings as a Way to spiritual freedom from Frans Stiene.
– Harriet Natsuyama, author of The Path Beyond,

Reiki Insights is a beautiful book, filled with lots of wisdom for those of us walking the path of Reiki. Beginning with the foundation of the Reiki Precepts, and covering other important topics such as Reiki tools of practice and the nature of healing, I love that this book comes full circle by bringing it all back to Reiki as a way of being love and compassion. This book cuts to the heart of what Reiki is and will inspire you to live and breathe healing into the world.
-Kathleen Prasad, founder of Animal Reiki Source and president of the Shelter Animal Reiki Association (SARA)

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