This item is from the Millennium Edition of the alt.healing.reiki FAQ, by Scott Maxfield (v2.001).
The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of the author or of the posters to the newsgroup alt.healing.reiki
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As noted, we're pretty relaxed about such matters. For the most part we do keep the posts on-topic, which means the post should be about Reiki in someway. Such topics could include:
Requests for Reiki, for yourself or others. Advice on how to send
distant Reiki. Articles on Reiki in the news media. Location of Reiki
practitioners or teachers. Questions about the ethics of sending Reiki
to people who haven't given permission (comments about which I might
include in this FAQ at a later date). Stories about how wonderful Reiki
appeared to be one time in your experience. Advertising of Reiki
classes. How would I go about giving Reiki for
Other subjects covered in Reiki tend to include medicine, religion,
spirituality, philosophy, meditation, spiritual healing, herbalism,
crystals, and a good deal of humor (which does not mean spam AHR with
jokes you've received via e-mail). A lot of the time these posts may
actually be "Reiki and