WILLIAM LEE RAND
William Lee Rand, founder and president of The International Center for Reiki Training (ICRT), The Center for Reiki Research and The Reiki Membership Association, has authored Reiki, The Healing Touch, The Reiki Touch Kit, Reiki for a New Millennium, The Spirit of Reiki (along with Frank Arjava Petter and Walter Lubeck) and over 100 Reiki articles and 12 CDs. From 1993 to 1995, with the help of some of his students, he developed the Karuna Reiki® system of healing. He is the publisher and editor-in-chief of the Reiki News Magazine as well as editor of the Online Reiki Newsletter. In 1997 William traveled to the North Pole to place aWorld Peace Crystal Grid, dedicated to world peace, and placed another one at the South Pole in 1999. In 2004 he placed a Peace Grid in Jerusalem, in 2005 at the ICRT teaching center in Southfield, Michigan and in 2009 at the Maluhia Lani Reiki Center on Maui. William received Reiki I in 1981, Reiki II in 1982, and became a Reiki Master in 1989 and has received the Reiki Master level of training from five Reiki Masters. He also received Reiki I&II training from Bethel Phaigh Sensei, one of Takata Sensei’s Masters and from Chiyoko Yamaguchi Sensei who is a Reiki Master or Shinpi-den who took classes from Hayashi Sensei. William has done research on the origin and nature of the Usui System of Natural Healing, including three trips to Japan. He has also developed several new techniques including Reiki psychic surgery, the healing attunement and the Karuna system of Reiki. He is continually in contact with Reiki practitioners and teachers around the world, exchanging ideas and developing new techniques. William also has a strong background in metaphysics and has previously been a professional astrologer, hypnotherapist, past life regression therapist, rebirther, and is certified in Neuro Linguistic Programing. William has dedicated his life to Reiki and has practiced and taught full time in classes around the world for the past 25 years. He encourages all Reiki practitioners to work together in harmony to bring peace to the earth.