If you're interested in Reiki, this is THE book to have. It contains an extremely comprehensive and factual (or as factual as is possible to date) history of both Japanese and Western systems, and how the two have developed. There are a lot of myths about Reiki out there, this book helps to dispel them. Not only that, but it's also an incredibly useful resource - it contains a comprehensive Reiki glossary, an entire section devoted both to original Japanese and Western techniques, along with branch listings and other useful tidbits.
It's also a damn good read, and a book that I will no doubt be constantly referring to....Continua