story of Reiki, have been shrouded by myth and fable
for decades. Much research has been undertaken to
discern the true roots of the beautiful Reiki tradition.
Reiki is an ever evolving, flexible and creative form
of growth, relaxation and development. Practicing
Reiki helps create harmony in the body, giving a deep
sense of peace and relaxation.
Reiki system is not the only factor that determines
how the body is attuned to the Reiki energy. The person
giving a Reiki treatment also receives the healing
effect of the energy as it flows through them.
was a respected Reiki Master. He opened a Reiki clinic
in Tokyo and kept detailed records of the treatments
given. He trained many people in return for working
in his clinic, which he started in Tokyo. Hayashi
is responsible for the formal aspects of Reiki which
are taught today: namely the hand positions and the
science-based practices held within Reiki.
established the Reiki positions and the three levels
of Reiki, devising an initiation for each level. The
efficiency with which a person can channel Reiki energy
depends on the Reiki initiation. Hayashi to accept
the responsibility of preserving Reiki so that it
would not be lost as it had been in the past. Hayashi
continued on with the work of spreading Reiki and
documenting its effectiveness.
is also speculation that Jesus used a form of Reiki
in his miraculous healings. Reiki was introduced to
the Western world in the mid-1970s. There are many
forms of reiki being practiced now. Reiki has been
taught to nurses in specific hospital and clinical
settings in the U.S.
Reiki is given, the recipient lays fully clothed on
a couch having removed their shoes (and glasses) first.
When receiving Reiki you may feel a warmth or a tingling
sensation as the energy flows. The healee has the
opportunity to allow the Reiki energy to help heal
them. The Reiki practitioner acts as a facilitator
for the healing energy to the healee.
in any shape or form, to control or own Reiki come
from deep misunderstanding of what Reiki means to
all of humanity. Many believe she charged high fees
to create a feeling of respect for Reiki. One master
decided that Reiki was too important a tool to mankind
to limit access and charged a more reasonable fee.
It seems a shame that a healing energy as loving and
beautiful as Reiki should be mired to this extent
Rob Daniels is a long term practitioner of Yoga
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