Hebrew and Art

Hebrew and Art

By Gil and Natalie Dekel. The Hebrew language is one of the oldest languages remaining. It has been untouched for ‎thousands of years as followers of the Jewish tradition consider it sacred. According to the Kabala (Jewish mysticism) God has created the world with a...
Kotodamas – The sacred sounds of Reiki healing

Kotodamas – The sacred sounds of Reiki healing

With Reiki Masters, Natalie and Gil. Kotodamas are sacred sounds (chants) that correspond to Reiki symbols. They were in use much ‎before the drawn symbols were developed.‎ Listen to the chants in this video:‎   * ChoKuRei is the physical energy symbol. It holds...
The Love of Living

The Love of Living

Emmanuel Dagher Interview with Natalie Dekel, MPhil (part 2 of 2)‎ Part 2. Back to part 1. Natalie: I understand that you had difficult experiences before becoming a successful healer. Can ‎you explain how difficulties brought you to where you are now?‎ Emmanuel: I...
The Love of Living

The Love of Living

Emmanuel Dagher Interview with Natalie Dekel, MPhil (part 1 of 2)‎ Part 1. Go to Part 2.‎ Natalie Dekel: can you please describe yourself briefly; where you are coming from in terms of what ‎you do?‎ Emmanuel Dagher: The way I see it, defining myself is less about...
The New Self.

The New Self.

by Natalie Dekel. As August enters our lives, many of us have been through some challenging few months recently. Many of us have been looking back over our lives, working hard to release deep-seated fears, frustrations and anger that we held for long. The way to let...
The Original Usui Reiki System (extract from Reiki 2 manual)

The Original Usui Reiki System (extract from Reiki 2 manual)

by Natalie and Gil Dekel, Reiki Masters. The original Japanese style of Reiki Healing is different from the way it is practised in the West today. The original Usui Reiki was very simple, and less complex than the Western style. It did not have a name; and Usui...
The Kingdom of Now.

The Kingdom of Now.

by visionary artists & Reiki Teachers: Natalie Dekel (MPhil) and Gil Dekel (PhD). How can we share with you the innocence of the so-called ‘angels’, and their loving fingerprints they imprint on our hearts? We can try to do so in this article, using words of...

The Living Words.

Natalie Dekel. Mom came to me two years after she died from cancer, with strong visions and words of comfort. While in my mind were the shadows of her death, now she came with the lights of the Living Words; showing me how I can release grief and move forward in life:...
Healing Words: Short-Verse Poetry by Gil Dekel

Healing Words: Short-Verse Poetry by Gil Dekel

by Gil Dekel, PhD (visionary poet and Reiki teacher.)   The task of the poet is to see into the experiences we undergo every moment, and attach words to emotions. Like patchwork, these wordly emotions come together to form images through which we can see the...
Visions of Peace

Visions of Peace

Artist Katherine Josten (founder/director of The Global Art Project for Peace) interviewed by Gil Dekel, PhD. Gil Dekel: You have inspired more than 130,000 participants to take part in your project since 1994; how did you do that?… Katherine Josten: I believe...
Yoga Practice and Postures: Stretching with Light.

Yoga Practice and Postures: Stretching with Light.

by Natalie Dekel (MPhil), Yoga Teacher; Reiki Master/Teacher. In this introduction to yoga basics I shall explore why yoga practice is needed, and what are its benefits. I have also included illustrations of some basic poses for beginners. With continuous advances in...
Free Reiki 1 Manual PDF for you to use in your class

Free Reiki 1 Manual PDF for you to use in your class

Attached our Reiki 1 Manual. You are free to download it, print it, and use the printed manual in your Reiki classes, as long as you: do not change anything in this document, do not add or remove pages, do not publish or sell it, and do not upload to the internet....
Is Reiki Nonsense?

Is Reiki Nonsense?

by Gil Dekel (Reiki Master/Teacher and PhD in Art, Design and Media). The purpose of this article is to analyse the difficulties in formulating coherent arguments about the benefits of Reiki. Whilst scientific research has undoubtedly brought progress to the human...
The Original Usui Reiki System (extract from Reiki 2 manual)

A Short History of Reiki.

By Gil Dekel (PhD) and Natalie Dekel (MPhil) – Reiki Masters/Teachers. There are two versions for the history of Reiki Healing: a traditional story and contemporary one.   Western traditional Reiki story Reiki energy was ‘re-discovered’ by Dr Mikao Usui...
Chakras and Dantien.

Chakras and Dantien.

By Natalie and Gil Dekel, Reiki Masters/Teachers.Chakra is a Sanskrit word for a wheel or ‘turning’, representing energy ‘centre’ in the physical and ethereal body, which transmits life force (ki) to and from the body. Each Chakra has a specific colour, corresponding...
Reiki Treatment and Hand Positions.

Reiki Treatment and Hand Positions.

by Natalie and Gil Dekel, Reiki Masters/Teachers. Western-style self-treatment is based on resting your hands in a series of standard hand positions on your head, shoulders and torso, and letting Reiki flow: Hand Positions – Self treatment: In Reiki First Degree...