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Energy Healing is not a new concept. Many sages, saints, and healers have been practicing the art of healing from long ago. Though not all the modalities are recorded, still, you can see hundreds of them if you search the web. Pranic Healing, as a science, was born in 1987 after years of research and validation by Grand Master Choa Kok Sui. Pranic Healing is extremely scientific and systematic in its approach.

You may learn more about Pranic Healing through reading answers to the most frequently asked questions.

In case there are any others specifics that you would like to know about, please feel free to contact us. We would be happy to hear from you. 

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What is Pranic Healing all about?

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 scientific, which distinguishes it from other healing modalities.

Is Pranic Healing practiced extensively?

Pranic Healing is practiced extensively across the world by people from various walks of life including doctors, psychologists, psychiatrists and nurses. Specifically in India alone we have over 1,00,000 Pranic Healers!

What is Prana?
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.
What is the Energy Body?

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.

What are Meridians? What are Chakras?

In this energy body there are energy channels, known as meridians, and energy centres, 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.

How does Pranic Healing work?

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 dirty, diseased, 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 owing to the law of correspondence i.e. what affects the energy body affects the physical body and vice versa.

Is Pranic Healing related to any sect or religion?
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 till day.
Does Pranic Healing have any side effects?
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.
What physical ailments can be improved using Pranic Healing?
There are very few conditions which Pranic Healing cannot alleviate. Based on the testimonials, a large number of physical ailments have shown tremendous improvements by applying Pranic Healing. These include simple ailments (such as headache, common cold, cough, fever, sinusitis amongst others), disorders of the immunity and defence system; disorders of the eye, ear and throat, skin disorders, heart and circulatory ailments, respiratory ailments, gastrointestinal ailments, urinary ailments, reproductive ailments, endocrine ailments, skeletal and muscular disorders, blood disorders, and disorders of the brain and nervous system. Pranic Healing has also provided positive results while treating patients with terminal illnesses (such a cancers) and a drastic improvement in the quality of life has been observed. A more comprehensive listing of physical ailments that can be healed applying Pranic Healing is available here.
Is Pranic Healing effective in healing psychological ailments?

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 been shown to be effective in dealing with psychological ailments such as childhood traumas, phobias, stress, anxiety, grief, irritability, hysteria, violence and depression. Pranic Healing has also been used to effectively treat addictions and compulsions.

What are the healing courses in Pranic Healing?

The healing courses start with Basic Pranic Healing workshop that serves as a foundation for the science of energy healing. It is then follows by Advanced Pranic Healing, which involves the application of colour Prana in treating various ailments. The rate of recovery accelerates tremendously by using colour Pranas. Pranic Psychotherapy is the third level that introduces effective techniques in treating emotional and mental ailments and addresses behavioural problems. This is followed by Pranic Crystal Healing which teaches the principles and applications of crystals and gemstones during healing thereby drastically reducing the time required for healing a patient. The Practical Psychic Self Defence workshop delves into how to protect oneself from negative thoughts and psychic contamination. Finally there is Pranic Weight Loss, Body Sculpting and Face Lift which is a fascinating area discussing the applications of Pranic Healing principles for health and beauty.

There are several other courses for spirituality and prosperity. You can read about our workshops series here.

Are there any meditations involved?

There are multiple advanced meditations taught in various workshops. One of the simplest 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 resulting in stress reduction and cultivating inner peace. The Meditation on Twin Hearts is also part of the Basic Pranic Healing and Achieving Oneness with the Higher Soul workshops – and can also be independently learned and practiced without taking any Pranic Healing workshop. Other higher meditation techniques are taught in Arhatic Yoga.

What is the Meditation on Twin Hearts?

The Meditation on Twin Hearts is a 20-minute guided meditation that 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.

Is there any workshop related to spirituality?

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 Preparatory workshops. Arhatic Yoga provides a safe and structured path for spiritual development. It involves advanced purifications, meditations and breathing exercises that accelerates the evolutionary process of the soul. There are additionally a large number of workshops that discuss the esoteric teachings of many traditions.

Who can learn Pranic Healing?
Anybody above 16 years of age, who can read and write, and has an open mind can learn Pranic Healing. People from all walks of life, all over the world have learnt and benefited from Pranic Healing.
How can I learn Pranic Healing?
You can learn Pranic Healing by registering for the Basic Pranic Healing workshop. You get more details about upcoming workshops from your local Pranic Healing Foundation, Association or Centre.
Can I start healing after attending the Basic Pranic Healing workshop?
Yes. The Basic Pranic Healing workshop is designed in such a way that anyone after accomplishing it can do healing. Through our experience we have observed that students are able to alleviate simple ailments after the first day of the workshop.
Is Pranic Healing practiced in other countries?
Pranic Healing is being practiced in over 120 countries around the globe including India, USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, South Africa, Oman, the Middle East, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and several others.
Are there any medical doctors or medical centres that practice Pranic Healing?

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 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.

In addition, Pranic Healing is:

  • Approved as a complimentary therapy by the Government of Malaysia
  • Approved as a complimentary therapy by the Government of Ghana
  • Approved as a complimentary therapy by the Government of Dubai
  • Approved as a part of the curriculum for Continuous Education units for nurses, counselor, psychologist, and massage therapists in several states in the USA
  • Part of the curriculum of Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Science (BNYS) under Mangalore & Dharmashala University
  • Part of the Curriculum of post-graduate course for M Sc Psychology Holistic Counseling since 2001 under Bangalore University
  • Offered as an outpatient facility in several hospitals in India. M. S. Ramaiah Medical and Teaching Hospital, Bangalore even has a Department of Pranic Healing.
Can Pranic Healing be done on children?
Yes. With certain precautions, Pranic Healing can also be applied on infants and young children.
Are there any online workshops offered?
Unfortunately 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.
Are there any researches and studies done on Pranic Healing?

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. You may read about the research studies being conducted at the websites of the World Pranic Healing Foundation and the Pranic Healing Research Institute.

Can I practice Pranic Healing on myself?
Yes. You can apply Pranic Healing treatments on yourself, on others and even from distance.
How long does Pranic Healing treatment need to substantially relieve an ailment?

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 the cases needs to be applied three days in a week for a few weeks or a few months.

Can Pranic Healing be applied while taking medical treatments?
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.

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