How Hinduism Changed Its Message

by Caryl Matrisciana Yoga is experiencing a renaissance worldwide. What has brought about this phenomenon? Classic Hinduism is not missionary minded in the same sense as Christianity. Christian missionaries share their faith and carry on humanitarian work, but Hindu missionaries only proselytize. This difference is generated by the diametrically opposed beliefs of the two religions. … [Read more…]

Reiki on the Rise in 2009

  LTRP Note: The following out-of-house news article by Spafinder reveals that in 2009 Reiki [i.e., energy healing) will be one of the top 10 health spa trends to watch. There are currently over 1 1/2 million Reiki channelers in the US; Germany, alone, has over a million Reiki channelers. Below this news article, we … [Read more…]

Reiki Found at Many Catholic Convents – The Near Future for Evangelicalism

A growing number of Catholic convents are incorporating the practice of Reiki into their programs. Reiki is a New Age therapeutic touch practice in which it is believed that a universal energy (chi) flows through all things and can be passed on from a practitioner to a client. An example of Reiki being used in … [Read more…]

Reiki: “The power to transform others into New Age consciousness”

by Ray Yungen  One of the fastest growing New Age healing techniques being used today is Reiki, (pronounced ray-key), a Japanese word which translates universal life energy or God energy. It has also been referred to as the Radiance Technique. Reiki is an ancient Tibetan healing system which was rediscovered by a Japanese man in … [Read more…]

CBN (Christian Broadcasting Network) Presents Soaking Prayer Seminar – Serious Problems with This Practice

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is promoting a practice called Soaking Prayer. On June 24th, they will present the Spiritual Gifts Seminar with Marguerite Evans of Catch the Fire Ministries. In addition, CBN posted an article about Evans who is the USA Coordinator for Soaking Centres. The article, titled “Soaking in the Spirit,” explains that … [Read more…]

US News & World Report: “Alternative Medicine Goes Mainstream”

According to the January 21, 2008 US News & World Report, alternative medicine has gone mainstream. The cover story article states: Doctors don’t like the term “alternative medicine.” They use words like complementary or integrative. But they’re paying attention. From yoga to acupuncture, unconventional ways to treat illness are showing promise. One of the practices … [Read more…]