Reiki: Universal Energy or Hands-Off Hoax | 348

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Dive into the mysterious realm of Reiki on this week’s episode of Hysteria 51. From its mystical Japanese origins to its polarizing reception in the West, we unravel the enigma behind this ancient healing technique. Does Reiki genuinely channel a universal energy for physical and emotional healing, or is it all just a hands-off hoax? We dissect scientific studies, confront conspiracy theories, and explore both believers’ testimonies and skeptics’ doubts. Whether you’re a seasoned Reiki master or a curious skeptic, this episode is a must-listen! 

Special thanks to this week’s sources:


Pseudoscience 101: Reiki –

Is Reiki & Energy Healing Safe? –

Pseudoscience Debunked: Reiki –

Skeptics Visit a Reiki Healer –

What is Reiki? | A Short Film –


Reiki Wiki –

The International Center for Reiki Training –

WebMD –

Cleveland Clinic –

Forbes –

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