About Omki is an imprint of the Om Shiatsu Centre and serves as the publishing vehicle for Veet Allan’s work. This website is intended to give information on the Omki published books and some of Veet's unpublished projects. Veet developed an interest in Eastern arts and philosophies whilst working as a construction surveyor during the seventies. These influences pervade his illustrative work to this day. Particularly, the medical and philosophical concepts of early China, the artistic nature of Chinese pictographs and the work of the Scottish architect and designer Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) respectfully.  Following an introduction to the healing discipline of Zen Shiatsu and the famous Iokai meridian chart in 1980. Veet commenced his professional Shiatsu studies proper in Glasgow from 1987 and until 2004 he was a registered practitioner, teacher and assessor of the Shiatsu Society of the United Kingdom. He founded and directed the Om (Omki) Shiatsu Centre from 1992 until its closure in 2004. His first book  ‘Ocean of Streams’ was published in 1994 and a  O m k i About  second ‘The Flourishing Circle’ in 2004. A re-mastered and expanded second edition of his acclaimed and bestselling book ‘Ocean of Streams’ was published on May 8th, 2006. Followed by a revised and graphically enhanced version on September 12th, 2007. A first set of four full colour Shiatsu wall- charts of Veet’s work was published by Omki on February 25th, 2011. The collection comprises of; the ‘Mianyang mai' (mianyang figurine vessels), 'The Flourishing Circle' (acupuncture-moxa meridians), 'Ocean of Streams' (zen meridians) and 'Clouds and Rain' (eight primordial-source vessels) respectively.  Veet is presently finalising the design, illustrations and text for his forthcoming 'Clouds and Rain' book (ISBN: 978-0- 9523976-3-2) regarding the Primordial- Source vessels for Shiatsu. Doggedly delayed, it is  scheduled for publication this Autumn, 2011. © 2011 Veet Allan