Reiki is related to some
practices of Chinese
Medicine, Chi gong
and other Holistic Medicine and modes. Reiki is somewhat of
a fusion of spiritual healing and some traditional Asian
medical, spiritual and health practices.
The hand placements correspond to some of those points
used in Acupuncture and other practices
but no needles, pressure or massage is used.
Reiki flows through the practitioner
generated by the practitioner and does not deplete the Reiki
own energy supplies. Advanced practitioners can do treatments
without physical contact.
Mikao Usui Developed the Reiki Universal
system after years of study of a great variety of
subjects. He received
the ability to heal with Reiki energy during a spiritual
initiation after long fasting
meditation on one of Japan's many sacred
What does Reiki do?
Reiki can help alleviate suffering, whether it
emotional, mental or spiritual nature. This means
that Reiki can
statement is not a guarantee or a promise that someone will
be relieved of any ailment whatsoever with a single or with
multiple Reiki treatments. In most cases Reiki does enhance the
of medical treatment when used in conjunction with it. An
principle of Reiki is that it can do no harm and cannot be used
any harmful purpose.
When we speak
of healing, a well physical
may be the first thing that comes to mind. However the root
the word "Heal"
is whole. The practice of healing is that of becoming whole on
of being, The physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual.
when the mind, body and spirit become unbalanced. True
only by returning the entire being to harmony and balance. Not
itself but with the Earth and the Universe. We begin healing by
our desire to be well and whole. Without the motivation to be
to act in our own behalf we can not become well. Reiki is a means
empowering us to become whole in all ways.
Another purpose of Reiki is to help enhance
and spiritual evolution and to assist on the path to
Reiki is not affiliated with any one spiritual path and will work
for anyone. Having Reiki does not guarantee enlightenment
To get Reiki either means to receive Reiki treatment from
or to learn to practice Reiki. Reiki treatment may be
received from any Reiki
Reiki treatment enhances the body's natural
itself. It increases vitality and stamina, works
throughout the body, on the mind,
spiritual essence and aura. Reiki treatment releases blocked energy,
promotes relaxation and reduces stress.
Reiki energy goes wherever needed in the body and
to cleanse the body of toxins both energetic and physical and can over
time, enhance stamina, intuition, meditation and spiritual evolution.
Reiki also works on plants, animals, and even
machines and can be used in Earth healing and has been used
for treatment of world events. Reiki will work for you personally and
also a tool you can use to help others.
and other subtle healing energies
are valuable tools for anyone whether they have health,
emotional, mental, or spiritual issues or simply want to
empower their personal evolution.
Many people like to get regular
as a refreshing and relaxing treat for themselves,
in the same way that they
get a massage or a facial, a guided visualization
or a mud bath. Reiki
be a door to a higher part of your own spiritual being.
and practice can increase the flow of higher vibrations of energy
through your aura and into the physical body.
Reiki energy works to
or bring into balance, the total you: physical,
and spiritual. You do have to actively use Reiki or get
to receive its benefits. Reiki treatment is available from
many Reiki practitioners.
The use of Reiki as a relaxation and
technique is becoming accepted and widespread. In addition
to its use
supporting treatment of illness and injury. Reiki enhances other
and healing techniques and sports performance as well as assisting with
Science is reluctant to accept
of energy work but double blind studies have often shown significant
accelerated improvement from energy treatments of many different
Kirilian and aura photos also show significant changes before and
after Reiki treatments.
To learn to practice and
with others yourself, you must receive attunement
from a Reiki Teacher. You can learn to give
treatments to yourself, family and friends.
plants etc. Some people use
on appliances. The Reiki energy treats and energizes you even
while you are treating
Sometimes people have unreasonable
expectations of Reiki both
clients and as practitioners. Reiki does not often confer
an instant miraculous cure of any condition. Reiki works with you
to restore energetic balance and repair things like
and tears in the energy field which create disease and
This can take time.
Mrs. Takata, who introduced Reiki to
treatment daily for months. People often receive great benefit
treatment. Conditions which have taken years to form and
as disease are likely to require consistent treatment over
a period of time. Certainly any Reiki treatment is good, even a single
short one but for most the greatest effect comes from frequent
treatment. Practitioners are urged to self treat daily.
While not be practical for a
client to come daily for months as might have been done at Hayashi
clinic or for the practitioner to move in with a client for weeks or
as Mrs. Takata is said to have done on occasion. A series of
for many conditions and often family members can receive attunement so
that they may provide the treatment as needed.