The World’s Most Unusual Therapist Cures A Criminally Insane Ward Without Seeing A Single Patient!

the world's most unsual therapist - dr. hew len

In 1983 a trusted friend asked Ho’oponopono practitioner and teacher Dr. Ihaleakala Hew Len to work in the psychiatric department of the state prison of Kaneohe on Hawaii. Thirty prisoners, all psychologically ill, were confined there, with a chronic shortage of staff. The ward where they kept the criminally insane was dangerous, with psychologists quitting on a monthly basis. The staff called in sick a lot or simply quit.

People would walk through that ward with their backs against the wall, afraid of being attacked by patients. It was not a pleasant place to live, work, or visit.

What is quite astounding is that Dr. Len admitted to never seeing a single patient. He simply agreed to have an office and to review their files in their absence, using a spiritual-energetic healing method called Ho’oponopono.

While he looked at those files, he would work on himself. As he worked on himself, patients began to heal.

In the following four years he read the prisoners’ reports several times daily and asked himself, ‘What is there in me that something similar should exist in my world? What is my part in it that my brother has done such a thing?’ When he found anything in himself (aggression, hatred, vengefulness, envy, jealousy and so on), he would simply say: “I am sorry. Please forgive me. I love you. Thank you.”

Four years is a long time to do this work for, isn’t it? 

However, it’s not long at all when you think about how long people stay in regular psychotherapy for deep-seated emotional and mental trauma.  Four years is nothing!

Dr. Ihaleakala Hew Len worked exclusively on the cleansing of his heart and consciousness and after just one and a half years he had made a Ho’oponopono and changed the mood, atmosphere and climate in the prison hospital.

After 18 months, none of the prisoners wore handcuffs anymore. The staff, wardens and therapists now came happily to work and the illness figures declined. It became possible to hold therapeutic conversations with the prisoners, and after four years all the inmates, except for two, were cured.

“After a few months, patients that had to be shackled were being allowed to walk freely. Others who had to be heavily medicated were getting off their medications. And those who had no chance of ever being released were being freed. Not only that, but the staff began to enjoy coming to work. Absenteeism and turnover disappeared. We ended up with more staff than we needed because patients were being released, and all the staff was showing up to work. Today, that ward is closed.” Dr. Len

Dr. Len explains in the interview below that he only worked on his own purification and the deletion of information in his own subconscious.

This is a radical concept! 

Most therapists, psychologists and psychiatrists today operate from the belief, or assumption, that they must treat the mind of the other person in front of them. That the problem is with the ‘other’, and not within them.

Ho’oponopono turns this on its head.

Ho’oponopono reflects the timeless spiritual principle that says we are all ONE in truth.  There is only one of us here — ONE mind in myriad form.  All our minds are connected to ONE source, therefore there is only ONE mind.

Dr. Len emphasized that his method succeeded because he had taken 100% responsibility for the existence of the prisoners in his life.

Joe Vitale, author of Zero Limits, recounts his initial difficulty with this idea: “I had always understood ‘total responsibility’ to mean that I am responsible for what I think and do. Beyond that, it’s out of my hands. I think that most people think of total responsibility that way. We’re responsible for what we do, not what anyone else does.”

The fact that Dr. Len healed 28 psychologically ill prisoners should be considered a therapeutic miracle. It also demonstrates the effectiveness of Ho’oponopono when done correctly, with deep reverence for the process itself.

Today, it is an acknowledged therapy in the USA and other parts of the world. At the diplomatic level there are already more than 50 studies going on!

In closing…

Ho’oponopono is not just a fancy technique, it is a living truth.  To master this energy is a journey of total responsibility and awakening to an inner truth that is powerful beyond measure.

November 16, 2008

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Jaime Tanna

Jaime Tanna is an international teacher and energy therapist specialising in the healing arts. As the visionary founder and director of Energy Therapy, Jaime is an experienced Spiritual Teacher/Mentor, Reiki Master, Yoga Teacher, Sound Healer and Intuitive, and brings a wide array of different skills to the healing table. Coming from a family of pharmacists and doctors, Jaime grew up with a strong allopathic model of the world but quickly saw the limitations of that paradigm. Today, with clients and students throughout the world, Jaime specialises in personal and spiritual development, yoga and meditation, and clearing and rebalancing the human energy field inspiring clients and students to connect to their deepest being to create a life lived on purpose, and with joy!

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One response to “The World’s Most Unusual Therapist Cures A Criminally Insane Ward Without Seeing A Single Patient!”

  1. Patrice C. says:

    Hello Jaime,

    I would like to tell about ho’oponopono, Dr. Hew Len and about Morrnah Simeona.

    The Mantra “i love you, please forgive you, im sorry, thank you.” is not ho’oponopono and is not hawaiian. Dr. Hew Len never healed with a mantra “i love you, please forgive you, im sorry, thank you.” in Hawaii State Hospital. This Mantra was developed by Dr. Hew Len after Morrnah Simeonas death and its not ho’oponopono and not hawaiian.

    Morrnah Simeona (1913 – 1992) was a native hawaiian kahuna. She adapted the traditional Ho’oponopono to today’s times and realities. She has developed a 14-step Ho’oponopono-process. Everyone can learn and use this process. This is a modern version of the traditional Ho’oponopono process. Morrnah has founded the “Pacifica Seminars” in the 1970s and then the “Foundation of I” to spread her 14-step ho’oponopono around the world. She made it possible for all people to solve their problems with her 14-Step Ho’oponopono.
    In September 1990, Morrnah and Yvette Mauri founded “Pacifica Seminars” in Germany (see http://www.pacificaseminars.de). Pacifica Seminars Europe is the only organization in Europe, where you can learn Morrnah’s original Ho’oponopono-process today, that was developed by Morrnah.

    Morrnah Simeona was the teacher of Michael Micklei and Dr. Hew Len. Michael Micklei worked closely with Morrnah around 5 years together. Morrnah lived in Michael Mickleis and Yvettes home in Germany until she passed away in 1992. Michael Micklei translated Morrnah’s 14-step ho’oponopono to german. He has been authorized to do so by Morrnah Simeona.
    Michael Micklei knows Dr. Hew Len already at the time, while Dr. Hew Len worked in the Hawaii state Hospital in the 1980s. Michael Micklei and Dr. Hew Len gave togehter Ho’oponopono seminars (at that time Morrnah was still alive). In the seminars were teached only the 14-step ho’oponopono process of Morrnah Simeona. Never a mantra.

    Michael Micklei wrote in a comment to an another person:

    Quote:
    “…
    Dr. Len never healed in the mentioned hospital by only saying over and over “I love you” and “Thank you” to the “I”, Morrnahs word for the Source, for Divinity. Instead he used Morrnahs 12 (or 14) step process only, twice or three times a day. Every day he walked through the hospital he looked carefully to the patients, the doctors, his feelings. He taped this. And asked Divinity to heal his karmic bondages with these persons and matters. A hard job for three years. Divinity accepted the plea and healed. 2 persons were not healed, as there were no karmic bondages with Dr. Len.

    Morrnah gave him this kind of order to do so (and at that time he worked really for the good to help Morrnah for her special spiritual job) and in classes, we both attended between Nov. 86 and later, Dr. Len was always telling in detail at the beginning that he was doing exactly this, nothing else. NO mantra was mentioned, never. At that time, Dr. Len was a student of Morrnah like me, so why and how could he use a quite different way in the hospital – and at the weekend in classes he said the opposite? Morrnah was also complex clairvoyant, she could see and hear everything.

    All so called tools of Dr. Len (except 2 or 3) were developped by Dr. Len after 1992, which are only temporarily harmonizing or calming down – NOT cleansing, NOT being any ho’oponopono, as they are not mutual. They are (powerful) magic tools. They are not bad in itsself, but they block people to learn authentic ho’oponoponos – traditional ones or the one of Morrnah. People like those easy magic ways, they really think to heal karmic stuff of hundreds and more reincarnations by 11 words.

    It is clearly the good part of Joe Vitale’s job to spread the name of ho’oponopono from the time of “Zero limits” across the world – but the illusion is inclusive: people know the name, but did not hear about the real content of ho’oponopono or even forget it. Pls keep in mind Dr. Len’s words (received by his divinity) in Zero Limits: “I’ve been told to kill the Divine to be home.” To kill the Divine? Well, starting to take him out from the cleansing. This does not seem a path up to the mountain.
    mahalo for sharing.”

    End of Quote

    link to the full comment: https://www.facebook.com/Pacifica-Seminars-611710282175050/

    Dr. Hew Len does not speak anymore about Morrnah’s 14-step Ho’oponopono today and about the healings of his patients in Hawaii State Hospital with Morrnah’s Ho’oponopono.
    Nobody talks about Morrnah’s 14-step Ho’oponopono today. Morrnah’s Ho’oponopono is no longer known to anyone today. I really hope that Morrnah’s original Ho’oponopono-process regains fame among the people.
    I know Morrnah’s Ho’oponopono and would highly recommend it. So many things in my life have changed positively trough Morrnah’s Ho’oponopono.

    I can only say, steer clear of Dr. Hew Lens 4-pharse mantra and of Dr. Hew Lens cleaning tools!

    Michael Micklei has written a report about Dr. Hew Len and the healings in Hawaii State Hospital that happend with Morrnah’s 14-step Ho’oponopono. Please let me share this link (is only in german language, please use Google tanslator to translate to your language):
    http://www.pacificaseminars.de/hawaii-state-hospital.htm

    As far as I know, Morrnah has been working hard on her 14-step ho’oponopono process for many, many years. Morrnah Simeona completed the final version of her 14-step Ho’oponopono process in 1991. It is the final version today. Pacifica Seminars teach this final version of Morrnah’s Ho’oponopono in seminars and in a book.

    Please share this information to another people 🙂

    Aloha and kind regards,

    Patrice C.

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