Komyo Reiki Retreat: some tips for your stay

Buddha watching across the lake

Where do I start: there’s no beginning or the end when preparing/ organizing for Komyo Reiki Retreat. Coordinating Sensei’s travel & stay as well as each participant’s travel plan/itinerary, diet and room preference is all ongoing. As registration… Read More

Komyo Reiki Retreat: What is the Sound of Silence by Red Dog Reiki

Shihan Elly Phillips

In memory of Shihan Sister, Ellen Phillips, Elly. This is her last writing on her Blog. I will miss her and her rare talent of writing. And she will be with all of us in this retreat, in… Read More

Komyo Reiki Zen- Happy, Healthy & Prosperous New Year 2015

from left to right: Karen Pischke, Komyo Reiki Zen, Hyakuten Inamoto, gail smith, Lilia Marquez

Thank You Sensei, for your New Year’s wishes….And So Be It. The Passage to New Year 2015  began with Sangha members in Shobo-Ji, zendo in New York, doing Zazen, chanting EMMEI JUKKU KANNON GYO ( Ten Phrase Life-Prolonging… Read More

Happy New Year 2013: Healing & Reiki

My favorite activity on the night of New Year Eve is participating in ringing the Boncho Bell 108 times and chanting Kan Ze On at Dai Bosatsu Mountain, just before midnight. We wrote down all what we wish… Read More

Komyo Reiki Retreat: 1st in New York

Komyo Reiki Retreat was concluded with success, the outcome achieved was positive and rewarding. The weather was also generous, with warm temperatures, abundant sunshine, misty lake in the morning, all elements of nature were in place and in… Read More

The Road to Komyo Reiki Retreat: Hyakuten Inamoto Sensei

Here are some updates as Komyo Reiki Retreat is approaching: We are still receiving inquiries regarding availability of space left. This is the last week to finalize all payments. We are fully booked, thank to you all. Retreat participants come from everywhere… Read More

The Road to Komyo Reiki Retreat: In Prep…Some Tips for your stay

   Where do I start: there’s no beginning or the end when preparing/ organizing for Komyo Reiki Retreat. Coordinating Sensei’s travel & stay as well as each participant’s travel plan/itinerary and room preference is all ongoing. As registration… Read More

The Road to Komyo Reiki Retreat: Only 1 month left

To all participants of Komyo reiki Retreat, We are now one month away from the retreat. My teacher, Hyakuten Sensei confirmed his travel dates. Do you know that you will receive Manual for Komyo Reiki Shinpiden Class, it’s… Read More

The Road to Komyo Reiki Retreat: Meals at Zendo

The daily schedule of the monastery is posted on a bulletin board outside the dining room. A typical day begins at 5 am and ends at 9 pm…. Without fail, the meal gong is struck precisely at 7:15… Read More

The Road to Komyo Reiki Retreat: Joraku-An

Joraku-An is the guesthouse in Dai Bosatsu Zendo, where Komyo Reiki Retreat will be taking place, this summer, August 14 – 17, 2015. It was originally built in 1867, by James Beecher, a Protestant minister and brother of… Read More