- The Book
© 2015 James Deacon
shakes the Reiki Community to its roots!
After years of being duped into believing that Usui was Japanese,
it now transpires that he was actually …
AUSTRALIAN ! Crikey Mikey! (or should that be '...Mike-o' ?)
The only guide you'll
ever need to the Art of Usui Reiki Ryoho as practised from a
'Traditional' Aussie perspective!
Part instruction manual, part
introduction to the cultural context in which Mike-o Usui created the
system based on his experiences while fasting at the Wentworth
Falls in the Blue Mountains; this book will open your eyes to
the wonders of Strine Usui Reiki Ryoho, and take you to a whole new
level of understanding of the Art.
Amongst other fascinating "window's on Reiki history" provided by
this book, discover how the Reiki symbols actually got their names.
power symbol, for example: It seems that several months after his fast
in the mountains, Mike-o was talking to his English friend Raymond
about the miraculous healing powers of Reiki, and happened to mention
how he had used it to cure his prize-winning Langshan. "A Langshan?"
Raymond asked,"Is that a breed of sheep?".
"Naw," Mike-o replied, "it's a Chook, Ray. Hang on a tick, that gives me an idea..." ]
with never-before published Reiki-related anecdotes, this book also
includes several rare extracts from Usui's own diaries
Read, in what might be Mike-o's own words, about the
fabled toe-stubbing incident - as a result of tripping over a wombat as
he ran down the mountain on the morning after his first encounter with
Also read how, even though his stomach had shrunk as a
result of his 21-day fast, and his throat was - to quote: "dry as a
dead dingo's ...", he still managed to consume half-a-dozen 4 day old
vegemite sangers and a couple of stale Lamingtons at a local Snack Bar.
You will be amazed by the wealth of information packed into this slim little volume.
Fully un-illustrated, G'Dayki
traces the Reiki Ryoho system from its early days as a direct, hands-on treatment
practice, right up into the early 21st century and its
rapid evolution into the 'traditional' Spiritual Teachings of Mike-o
Learn how, as a result of her indepth study with an
un-named, back-packing Buddhist monk - at a billabong near Boggabilla
- the author has transformed Sensei Mike-o's original, highly
effective remedial therapy – once dubbed: "The Miraculous Medicine
For When You Feel Crook” - into a new, 'traditional' system of
meditative practice aimed at assisting students to reconnect with
their 'Inner Ocker'.
“G'DAYKI” - the most
comprehensive book ever written on The Art of 'Traditional' Strine Usui
With a copious foreword
by Sir Les Patterson (Former Australian Cultural Attache to the Court
of St James)
G'Dayki is endorsed by Skippy.
that you say, Skippy? You used 'Traditional' Strine Usui Reiki Ryoho to
heal Sonny Hammond after he fell down a well?)
already received glowing reviews:
“G'Dayki presents the
reader with a unique sense of the Usui Reiki Ryoho system's
'traditional' Aussie roots.”
[Mic Rodipodops – 'Reiki
"It's noice, different and unusual."
[Kath & Kim - from Fountain Lakes, Melbourne]
only buy one Reiki book this year, get this one! It's an absolute
[The Author, masquerading as a satisfied customer]
“Y'know possums, since I began practising the techniques in this
marvellous little book, my Gladdies have grown absolutely enormous.”
[Dame Edna Everage]
stoked with this book! And I'm sure Pop would'a been stoked too. The old larrikin had a great sense a humour. And the
author knew that, right? She had me goin' there for a while, though
I mean, all that bull's wool
about the '3 Opals' and the '5 Elephants of Reiki', and about the
chantin' of Buddhist sutras! Ripper!
But just ask me uncle Bruce - he'll
tell ya, the only chantin' Mike-o ever did was when he was watchin'
the footie, barrakin' for his team with a coldie in his hand."
[Mike-o Usui's Grandson: Johnno]
mindfulness meditations in this book work wonders with agitated
[The Man from Snowy River]
word of a lie, if this isn't a fair dinkum account of the Spiritual
Teachings of Mike-o "Fit-as-a-Mallee-bull" Usui, then I'm a Dutchman.
Oh, wait ..."
[Piet van der Groot - Bridge-Rigger, NSW]
“Me Mrs was as
crook as Rookwood. Thanks to the techniques in the book she's
bright-eyed and bushy-tailed again. Wonder if they'll work on me Ute
– she's knackered.
Reckon I'll give it a burl.”
“A bloody good yarn.”
The Art of
'Traditional' Strine Usui
Get your copy T'day!