Frequently asked Questions
Pranic Healing comes from two words: Prana, which means vital energy, and Healing. Pranic Healing is therefore a no-touch, no-drug complementary therapy system that uses prana to heal a wide range of physical and psychological ailments. Pranic Healing is highly systematic and scientifically-based, which distinguishes it from other healing modalities.
Prana is the vital energy or life force that keeps the body healthy and alive. In Chinese it is called Chi, in Japanese Ki and in Sanskrit Prana. There are 3 main sources of Prana: the air, the sun and the ground.
The physical body is basically composed of two parts: the visible physical body and the invisible physical body that is also known as the energy body, etheric body, bioplasmic body or the aura. These two bodies are basically interconnected; it means what affects one, affects the other. Hence healing the energy body and the chakras has substantial relief on the physical body.
In this energy body there are energy channels, known as meridians, and energy centers, known as chakras. Chakras are like power plants that provide energy for the proper functioning of the body. Each chakra is responsible for controlling and energizing certain parts and organs of the physical body. If the chakras malfunction, they will adversely affect the proper functioning of the vital internal organs. Chakras beside physical functions also have psychological functions, which determine the character of the person.
Pranic Healing involves scanning the human aura to detect the imbalances of energies, known as energetic congestion and depletion. It then uses cleansing techniques to remove negative and used-up energies and energizing techniques to improve the flow of energy and strengthen the aura and the chakras. Once the aura is balanced, clean and strong, the health of the body gets improved.
Pranic Healing does not belong to any religion or sect; it is eclectic; it leads the practitioner to the truth. Pranic Healing is designed purely based on the science of energy and uses the laws of nature and universal truth. People from over 120 countries, with different religions and backgrounds have been practicing Pranic Healing.
If the protocols provided in the books are followed properly, there will be no side effects. The protocols have been designed based on tremendous amounts of research and experiment done to validate the effect of Pranic Healing on different ailments and the rate of their improvement.
Pranic Healing is very effective in treating the physical ailments. Based on the testimonials, a great number of physical ailments have shown tremendous improvements by applying Pranic Healing including Migraine, Diabetes, Common Cold, Cough, Headache, Fever, Sinusitis, Asthma, Back pain, Sodalities, High Blood Pressure, Osteoporosis and Arthritis.
Pranic Healing belongs to a comprehensive package of complementary treatment that also includes healing of psychological ailments. Pranic Psychotherapy is the application of Pranic Healing dealing with emotional and psychological ailments. Pranic Healing has shown effective dealing with psychological ailments such as childhood traumas, phobias, stress, anxiety, grief, irritability, hysteria, violence and depression.
The healing courses start with Basic Pranic Healing that serves as a foundation for the science of complementary therapy. It is then followed by Advanced Pranic Healing, which involves the application of color pranas in treating various ailments. The rate of recovery accelerates tremendously by using color pranas. Pranic Psychotherapy is the 3rd level that introduces effective techniques in treating psychological ailments and behavioral problems. Finally, Pranic Crystal Healing teaches the principles and applications of crystals and gemstones during healing.
Basically there are 4 advanced meditations taught in various workshops. One of the simplest and most effective ones is the Meditation on Twin Hearts that, besides leading the practitioner to peace and illumination, has healing and purifying effects on the aura as well as the chakras.
This Meditation on Twin Hearts is a 20-minute guided meditation aims at achieving peace and illumination. It is also a way of service to the world by increasing harmony and peace through blessing the earth with loving-kindness. During this meditation, the Heart and Crown chakras get activated, which allows tremendous amount of divine energy enter the body. The practitioner further becomes a channel of peace, love, order and light by blessing the earth and every sentient being. The effect besides bringing peace and harmony to the world is inner peace, happiness, better memory, clarity of mind, recharged body, improved health and intuition for the practitioner.
Pranic Healing is a bridge to spirituality by clearing the aura from negative and unwholesome thoughts and emotions. Pranic Healing is basically a preparation for the higher spiritual workshops including Achieving Oneness with the Higher Soul and Arhatic Yoga workshops. Arhatic Yoga provides a path to arhatship or sainthood. It involves advanced purifications, meditations and breathing exercises that accelerates the evolutionary process of the soul.
Anybody above 16 years of age, who can read and write, can learn Pranic Healing. People from all walks of life, all over the world have learnt and benefited from Pranic Healing.
You can learn Pranic Healing by registering for the Basic Pranic Healing workshop. You may search the international directory to find the details of your local Pranic Healing foundation or center and contact them.
Yes. The Basic Pranic Healing workshop is designed in such a way that anyone who completes it can do healing.
Pranic Healing is being practiced in over 120 countries around the globe including the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, South Africa, Oman, the Middle East, India, Singapore, Malaysia, and the Philippines.
There are plenty of medical doctors all over the world that complement Pranic Healing with their profession. Pranic Healing has also departments in a number of hospitals worldwide including Northern California Neurosurgery and Kaiser Permanent hospitals in the US, Sinai Medical Centre and Brown’s Cancer Leukemia Support Centre in Australia, as well as the Apollo hospitals all over India. In fact there are currently a great number of dentists, general surgeons, medical practitioners, specialists and nurses who use Pranic Healing effectively in their profession.
Yes. With certain precautions, Pranic Healing can also be applied on infants and young children.
No. The workshop is composed of theoretical and practical knowledge. The practitioners will practice the techniques on one another under the guidance of the teacher to ensure the correct hand movements and procedures. This is best done in an actual workshop.
Yes. The techniques and applications of Pranic Healing are basically designed after extensive scientific research, experiments and validation. There are also many other researches done in different fields of study including medicine, massage therapy, psychology, agriculture and architecture using the teachings and principles of Pranic Healing.
Yes. You can apply Pranic Healing treatments on yourself, on others and even from distance.
The frequency and duration of Pranic Healing treatments differ from case to case. For simple and minor ailments the healing can be instantaneous or may take a few minutes, a few hours or a few days. For chronic and severe cases however, the healing is progressive. Therefore the treatments in most of these cases should be applied three days in a week for a few weeks or a few months.
In Pranic Healing, energetic hygiene is highly important and a special care is given to the healer. By applying simple self-healing and self-energizing techniques and cutting the energetic links connecting the healer to the patient after each treatment, no harm will be directed to the healer. The energizing techniques also have been designed in such a way that the healer does not project his/her own energy to the patient. It basically follows the “water pump approach” by receiving air prana and projecting it to the patient.
Yes. Pranic Healing basically works on the energy body and aims at balancing the energy processes of the body while the orthodox medicine deals with healing of the physical body. Therefore Pranic Healing not only does not interfere but also best complements the medical treatment. In Pranic Healing we believe in an integrated approach to healing. This means that Pranic Healing is not intended to replace orthodox medicine rather to complement it. So if the ailment is severe or the symptoms persist, you are highly encouraged to consult a medical doctor and a reputable Pranic Healer.