WHAT IS REIKI?
(Pronounced Ray - Key) is a holistic healing
technique that promotes relaxation and
healing on all levels - physically, mentally, emotionally
is a Japanese word that means Universal (Rei) life
- It is a hands on healing technique,
where the Reiki energy flows from
the universe, through the hands of the
to the person receiving
the treatment. This is
similar to the
water flowing through a
- Reiki helps
to increase your life force energy and release any
negative toxins, blockages or
can be used to treat any kind of ailment, problem or
- It can
be used in conjunction with and complements any other kind
of treatment being
- It is
completely safe and natural, creating a peaceful, relaxing
THE ORIGINS OF
was founded in 1922 by Mikao Usui, who was a Japanese
scholar, teacher, healer and Buddhist Monk.
- He was
on a 21 day retreat of meditation and
fasting on Mount Kurama
in Kyoto, Japan.
- On the
last day, he had a spiritual awakening and
experienced a spiritual healing energy which he named
intuitively knew that this was a way of healing others
without depleting ones own energy.
Usui then developed The Usui System of Natural Reiki
then devoted his life to providing Reiki healing and
teaching others to pass on this
developed 5 principles or precepts of Reiki as a guideline
for people to follow to invite good fortune into their
- Reiki can help you heal on many levels and live a
better, more fulfilling life.
- Some of the concepts
include managing your anger, fear and worry as
well as being grateful, diligent and
- These are good principles to live
by to be more aware and present in your
- It is about respecting and caring for all
living things from yourself, others, animals,
trees and the environment.
- Live in harmony with people and
living things, your surroundings and
- When you learn to manage your thoughts
and feelings and do not allow them to control you or
influence your actions, you become more centered, calm,
peaceful and powerful.
- This attitude and belief system will open
you up to a world of amazing possibilities and help you to
find true meaning and purpose in your