CHRONOLOGY OF THE USAGE OF THE TERM “PRANIC HEALING”
This chronology was created to demonstrate the ancient nature of the term Pranic Healing – which derives from multiple sources – & from multiple Authors.
The information demonstrates usage of the term – historically and globally.
Clearly the terminology – Pranic Healing – Pre-Existed usage of the term by Master Choa Kok Sui.
The very title of his first book The Ancient Science & Art of Pranic Healing (Dec. 1987 1st Release – 1988 1st Distribution) – denotes that it is a compilation of techniques – which are derivative in nature.
For example, while “Pranic Healing nach Choa Kok Sui” maybe considered to be descriptive – the term “Pranic Healing” is clearly generic and has been used by other multiple Authors – as noted below.
Our discussion begins with the root of the terminology – Prana – and leads step by step through a chronology of the usage of the term – Pranic Healing.
|Before mid first millennium BCE||Chandogya Upanishad 2.7.1||Ancient Text from the Yoga Prana Vidya System||Prana (prāṇa) is the Sanskrit word for “vital life” (from the root prā “to fill”)|
|Before mid first millennium BCE||Chandogya Upanishad 2.7.1||Prana … is a part of the worldly, physical realm (which) sustains the body …|
|1906New York, USA||The Science of Psychic Healing||Yogi Ramacharaka(One of the Pseudonyms of the American Author William Walker Attkinson)||The Principles of Pranic HealingThe Practice of Pranic HealingSpiritual Healing is also called “Divine Healing” by this author … MCKS also presented Spiritual or Divine Healing as used by this and other earlier sources indicating multiple derivative extracts.|
|1911New York, USA||Journal of the Outdoor Life: Volume 8||National Tuberculosis Association||This Journal states, that Indian Theosophists use Pranic Healing more than any other method … and (also) operate by “Distant Pranic Healing”- with splendid results.|
|1950, Great Britain, Ireland||The Publisher (A Book of collected Articles)||Volume 164||… the vital force of Prana (Pranic Healing) can through the practice of this technique of Yoga – (Projecting Energy) from the hands – to produce an impressive list of certified cures of patients.|
|1950, London, United Kingdom||Healing Fingers: The Power of “Yoga Pranic Healing”||Percy Youlden Johnson||Please note: The term Pranic Healing is a part of the title of this book.|
|1960, New York, US||The Complete Illustrated Book of Yoga||Swami Vishnu Devananda||Discussion about Pranic Healing.|
|1970, New York, USA||Darshana International: Volume 10||J.P. Atreya, Jan 1970||When the mind is still and concentrated … one becomes in tune with God … (and is) surcharged with God´s electric energy (which)is flowing through him … this is known as Pranic Healing.|
|1973, New York, USA||Orgone, Reich and Eros: Wilhelm Reich´s Theory of Life Energy||William Edward Mann||… most of the books on magnetic (healing) or Pranic Healing advise the healer to shake or flick their hands … (to avoid) Healers taking on some or all of the symptoms of their patients.|
|1973, Kerola, India||Ramadas Speaks: Volume 3||Ramadas (Swami)||Discussion on the Difference between Pranic Healing and Divine Healing.|
|Jul-Aug 1978 Montreal, Canada||Yoga Journal||Discussion on the Power of Pranayama and Pranic Healing.|
|1978, Himalayas, India||Kundalini Yoga||Swami Sivananda Radha||Pranic Healing (or) Prana then can be released “at will” toward the patient in need of healing.Pranic Energy (then) flows into the patient´s body.|
|1985, Himalayas, India||Health and Hatha Yoga||Swami Sivananda||The control of vibratory Prana … (leads) a yogi (to) the realization of the Self – Pranic Healing … (Practitioners) may impart Prana in healing morbid diseases.|
|1986, York Beach, USA||The Chakras & Esoteric Healing||Zachary F. Lansdowne||On the term Pranic Healing the following excerpts can be noted:It is the approach of Pranic Healing to heal the physical body by directing Prana …Before proceeding with Pranic Healing, it is important that the (energy of the) patient be carefully diagnosedIf the assistance of the higher intelligence has been invoked, then this (Divine) Intelligence is able to direct the needed Energies (in the) form of Pranic Healing|
|1986, York Beach, USA||The Chakras & Esoteric Healing||Zachary F. Lansdowne||The Pranic Healer attempts to either stimulate or to abstract energy from one or more or a patient´s chakras (according to the need of the patient).Note:We believe the term Pranic Healer was first used by this Author in 1986 prior to the Publishing of the books of Master Choa Kok Sui|
|1986, Llewellyn, MN, US||Complete Book of Witchcraft||Raymond Buckland||Lesson 13: Auric Healing, Pranic Healing, Absent Healing, Color Healing, Gem therapy … Positive thinkingYou can do Auric or Pranic Healing (at a Distance)Two methods of doing Pranic Healing, (may be used) when the patient is not physically presentBoth Auric and Pranic Healing (at a Distance) can be done using a good, clear photograph of the person|
|1987, York Beach, USA||The Eyes have it: A Self-Help Manual for Better Vision||Earlyne Chaney||Pranic Healing magnetism flows from your hands … The warmth increases the circulation.|
|It should be noted that the first book of Master Choa Kok Sui was released in December 1987|
|1987, Philippines||The Ancient Art and Science of Pranic Healing||Master Choa Kok Sui||This is the first published book of Master Choa Kok Sui about Pranic Healing|
|1996, USA||Prana, The Secret of Yogic Healing||Atreya||Pranic Healing used as a complement to, rather than a competition for, the allopathic regimens of Western health care|
|1997, India||Pranic Healing using Breathing with Healing||L.R. Chowdhry||Please note: The term Pranic Healing is a part of the title of this book|
|1998, USA||Practical Ayurveda: Secrets for Physical, Sexual & Spiritual Health||Atreya||It is possible to have therapeutic effect … by using Pranic Healing|
|1999, Delhi, India||The Oneness/Otherness Mystery: the Synthesis of Science and Mysticism||Sutapas Bhattacharya||Discusses conventional and paranormal processes in Pranic Healing … and on the more complex aspects of the healing phenomenon – such as tissue regeneration and immunological reactions …|
|The Term Pranic Energy Healing|
|2003, Pennsylvania, US||Eternal Wellnes (Chrystalis Readers)||Carol & Robert Lawson||Pranic Energy Healing is an inborn talent in everyone …|
|2005, California, 1st Print -Canada||The Miracle of the Breath||Andy Caponigro||In the book Chapter 16 is titled Pranic Energy Healing … I call this skill “Pranic Energy Healing” because it’s based on the healer’s ability to consciously transmit healing Prana from one person to another is possible because the Pranic Life-force is the same in all living creatures.|
|2006, Indianapolis, US||The Rite Way to Immortality||F. Cantanza Rite, Ph.D., D.H.H||… of this system lies the science and practice called Pranic Energy Healing|
|2011, US||A Survivor’s Guide to Kicking Cancer’s Ass||Dena Mendes||Pranic (Energy) Healing is a highly evolved, intricate, and tested system of energy medicine that uses Prana (Energy) to balance, harmonizes, and transforms the body’s Energy.Note: Parenthesis in the terminology Pranic Energy Healing are verbatim from this Author|