WHAT IS JIKIDEN REIKI?
JIKIDEN REIKI is a traditional healing technique that was developed in Japan and widely practiced before modernization. It is a pure, simple yet an effective physical treatment that promotes healing by re-establishing the a flow of ki (or energy) throughout the system which in turn enhances the bodyʼs innate healing abilities. Jikiden Reiki addresses physical, mental, and emotional conditions such as headaches, pain, digestive disorders, anxiety and depression to name a few. It doesn't just treat the symptoms but goes to the root of the problem. Reiki is gentle and safe and is complimentary to other medical treatments and therapies.
Reiki is a popular and beneficial healing modality that is utilized for health and wellness. It is based on energetic principles and is practiced in many hospitals, medical settings, and in private practice all around the world.
Reiki is a pleasant and effective tool to aid with stress reduction and relaxation. When the body and mind are relaxed, the body can work to repair and heal, and the mind may function with more clarity. Reiki may assist the body in creating an environment which facilities healing. Reiki is a great tool to use as a complement to traditional medicine. Many people utilize Reiki as part of their wellness plan.
Benefits of Reiki
Stress Reduction and Relaxation
Decreased Anxiety, Pain Decrease
Speed Healing Process
Minimizes recovery time
Reduces side-effects of Medical Treatments
Increases the sense of calm and inner peace
Minimizes unwanted unhealthy habits
AND SO MUCH MORE!
“JIKIDEN” TRANSLATES TO “DIRECTLY PASSED DOWN”
Jikiden Reiki is the original form of Reiki from Japan. Jikiden” translates to “directly passed down” in Japanese so nothing has been added or changed. These are the original teachings of Sensei Mikao Usui that were passed down to Chujiro Hayashi and Chiyoko Yamaguchi. Everyone from health practitioners to everyday people can easily learn how to facilitate healing for themselves as well as for others. It also serves as an excellent personal development tool to help improve one's overall well-being.
"When you touch one thing with deep awareness,
you touch everything."
- Lao Tzu
Welcome to Crown to Root! You are not here today by accident, there are no coincidences and today you are hear by Divine purpose! I have much gratitude that you have arrived to my lil' space on the vast web; my goal is to share with you my journey, and perhaps walk aside you in yours. We all have innate abilities to heal ourselves and others, my healing journey was through Reiki, and my life has been forever changed!
Cindy Griffin, is a Jikiden Shihan-kaku, and Usui Holy Fire III Master, Spiritual Coach, Teacher, a Member of the Jikiden Reiki Association, Certified Professional Member of the International Center of Reiki Training (ICRT), and a Universal Life Church Minister. Always being a seeker, Cindy began her search for alternative knowledge and healing many years ago. As a child her experiences brought her into a world that she later needed to understand fully. While on this journey of self-discovery, exploring many traditions and modalities, she eventually found Reiki.
Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that promotes healing. It is administered by "laying on hands" and is based on the idea that an unseen "life force energy" (called ki, chi, or prana) flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. “Rei” translates from Japanese into “Cosmic, Rain, Spirit or Universal”. Therefore, REIKI, means "the cosmic rain of Universal Life-force Energy". (pronounced "RAY_KEY")
Her first teacher, Tianne Lastra; the only ICRT Licensed teacher of Usui Holy Fire III Reiki located in the state of Louisiana, opened the world of Reiki to her. Cindy knew that all things happened as they should, and not quite one year later she was introduced to her second sensei who changed her trajectory! Frank Arjava Petter, international best seller author of "Reiki Fire", "Reiki, the Legacy of Dr. Usui", "The Original Reiki Handbook of Dr. Mikao Usui", co-author of "The Spirit of Reiki", "Reiki Best Practices", "The Hayashi Reiki- Manual","Reiki ganz Klar", "This is Reiki" and "One with Reiki", and Vice-Representative of the Jikiden Reiki Institute in Kyoto Japan, introduced Jikiden Reiki to her, and the rest is history. Cindy’s teachers both had this humble presence that made such a positive impact on her that she knew she was following her own soul-path. Since then Cindy has continued to study and dedicate her time to learning and practicing the art of the Reiki discipline and its various styles and both Eastern and Western styles of Reiki. She discovered her passion, to guide healing and help others find more calm in this world of stress and over-stimulation. She also offers spiritual coaching and meditation gatherings to help others find their center.
It is her hope to open the path towards the Japanese modality of Jikiden Reiki so that others may begin to heal themselves, their families and their community by contributing to the higher vibrating collective consciousness. She believes in time, Reiki will become a common household word, and as Usui sensei stated, “Reiki will change the world”.
Integrating Reiki into her life, Cindy strives to live by the Gokai, the 5 principals set in place by Usui sensei during the time and legacy of the Meiji Emperor, and to deeply embed them into her heart.
Kyo dake wa JUST FOR TODAY
Ikaru na DO NOT BE ANGRY
Shin pai suna DO NOT BE WORRIED
Kan sha shite BE GRATEFUL
Gyo-o hage me DO YOUR DUTIES FULLY
Hitoni shinsetsuni BE KIND TO OTHERS
Are you ready to take your journey to healing?
Crown to Root is located in Raceland Louisiana in Lafourche Parish; my Reiki dojo is less than a mile from Hwy 90 and is very accessible from the NOLA metro areas, Terrebonne Parish and all areas from up and down the bayou! I offer in-person and distance treatment sessions. Reiki can be used alone, but is often a complimentary therapy and should be used in conjunction with your primary healthcare provider when working on a more serious life-threatening illness. I am not a licensed medical doctor, I do not diagnose or prescribe medications. Reiki does not interfere with other forms of healthcare.
Meditation Circles & Gatherings
*Currently we host meditation groups as needed or requested. Since times and dates are flexible, it is best to contact us via FB or like the Crown to Root FB page and ask to be placed in the private group to stay informed! We discuss basic principles and perform simple meditation techniques such as quieting the mind, focus on breath and mindfulness and guided meditations. The group enjoys collective discussions before and after the 20 -30 minute exercise. The Private meditation group goes a little deeper discussing metaphysical principles and rituals.
Mediation 101 | this group is for those who may have never tried meditating. We discuss basic principles and perform simple meditation techniques such as quieting the mind and focusing on the breath. The group enjoys collective discussions before and after the 30 minute exercise.
*All meditation days will be announced on social media.
Private Meditation | this group is by invitation only due to the nature of the conversation and the open honest vulnerability by its members. This group provides a safe place for practitioners to be, a place for healing and focused intent.
Special Events and Planetary Alignment Gatherings | Full Moons, Sacred Alignments, World Healing days, 8/8 Lions Gate Portal and more, are all special days to join in the collective to increase the energy of these auspicious days. When people meditation together, entering a state of peace. They may be doing so separately, in their minds, but the energy that is created in the room is palpable. You can feel a sense of calmness and steadiness that they are emitting through their meditation.
*All special days will be announced on social media.
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