What: The channeling of Universal Energy
Who: Anyone, a person needs to do nothing more than be attuned by a Master & have the intent to make healing energy available whenever they put their hands on themselves or some else.
Benefits:Brings about deep relaxation, assists in the release of energy blockages, provides new vitality in the form of balancing universal life energy & increases the vibrational frequency of the body
Day 1, 21/11/09: Reiki - Nepal
The aerial descent into Doha airport was sensational; the skies had awarded us a glorious shade of blue with spectacular clarity; beneath waves were crashing into the golden landmass & oil wells could be seen flickering in the distance.
After a good leg stretch & a wander; some 4hrs around Doha airport; I boarded the Qatar flight; destination... Kathmandu.
Once again the clouds hid themselves; as we circled for our descent we were awarded a majestic view of the mighty Himalayas; goose pimples tingled down my arms as my mind wandered. Thoughts of climber's exposed on open ridgelines; that familiar sound of crashing ice falls; that buzz of repressed nerves; anticipation...excitement. I felt for each & every climber out there today; to see the sun's rays caress each peak with her gentle warm glow and know what it feels like for both those basking in her warm embrace; and for those taking refuge from the bitter, darkness of her shadow.
From the serenity of my thoughts it wasn't long before I was thrust into the hustle of Kathmandu airport, though admittedly I felt somewhat less hustled then when I was here last...some three years ago.
The destination for the next few nights was in Boudhanath, our hotel the Padma overlooked the Great Stoupa; the roads leading here were absolutely manic; admittedly though I truly enjoy the thriving, buzz of Kathmandu's streets.
As I strolled into the hotel and met the group we were thrust into darkness; arrr it's been so long I'd almost forgotten about the scheduled power cuts! As the group sat sharing a meal under the inviting glow of candlelight; my mind once again wandered... 'what on earth am I doing on a reiki trip?!' I guess right now it's merely enough for me to be aware of; and appreciate this thought along with any other doubts; sabotage that might trigger my fight or flight reptilian brain - my default mechanism when I'm stepping outside my emotional comfort zone. If I keep my awareness in mind, appreciating any feelings as; when & if they do come up then instead of merely using this trip to Nepal as an escape from my world, I can instead use it as a place to explore it more deeply.
I was fascinated to sit back and listen to people's stories on why they were here & how they came into reiki or more precisely how reiki came to them; any doubts I had were soon dispersed in that simple moment of honest sharing.
I slept sporadically through the night and was repeatedly woken up in the early hours by dogs barking & Nepal's early morning song...that unique sound of hoicked up phlegm!