What Is Reiki?
Energy Healing is said to have been around for thousands of years. Reiki is a type of energy healing technique developed by Mikao Usui in Japan around 1922 for stress reduction and relaxation. which also promotes healing. Rei is translated to mean "God's Wisdom or the Higher Power" and Ki is translated to mean "life force energy". Hence, Reiki is "spiritually guided life force energy". Reiki is also referred to as an intelligent energy because when channeled, it automatically goes to the areas of the body that needs balancing and healing.
There are multiple styles and schools of Reiki. They are all good.
I am trained in Western Style Reiki or Usui Reiki Ryoho and Karuna Reiki. I am also trained in Eastern Style Reiki or Jikiden Reiki.
Usui Reiki Ryoho Healing can be used to complement traditional modalities of healing as well as assisting the body to heal itself. Reiki Healing can assist in reducing pain in body, mind and spirit, lessening the side effects of medication, relieving stress, helping to break bad habits, focusing on goals, preparing for surgery, and increasing inner harmony.
This "life force energy" exists in all living things and is abundant in the Universe.
The "life force energy" is a wondrous gift to us helping to balance our physical, mental, emotional and spiritual selves.
Reiki is administered by the "laying of hands" or "palm healing" to allow the "life force energy" of the Universe to be channeled through the Reiki Practitioner to the client healing and balancing as it flows.
Reiki Healing is administered by the Reiki practitioner placing their hands on or near the client's body in fixed and/or intuitive hand positions. The client is always fully clothed. The client is in a lying down or seated position.
‘Jikiden’ is a general term for the Japanese that means ‘directly transmitted or passed down from one’s teacher. There is an inference that there are little or minimal changes when carefully passed down.
Jikiden Reiki is a Traditional Japanese Reiki technique that utilizes the Japanese style of Reiki with minimal changes as taught from Reiki’s founder Usui Sensei to Hayashi Sensei to Yamaguchi C. Sensei to Yamaguchi T. Sensei to A. Petter Sensei to the current Jikiden Teachers or “Shihans”.
Jikiden Reiki is a less complex style of energy healing that assists in the identifying of toxic areas energetically (Byosen) and helping the body clear it energetically . It is a practice whose beauty lies in its simplicity.
The Karuna Reiki® System of healing is an evolvement and expansion of the Usui Reiki System of healing. Karuna Reiki® was developed by contemporary Reiki Masters and the International Center for Reiki Training. It is a gift of additional healing tools to assist in our mission of healing.
Karuna is a Sanskrit word used in Hinduism, Buddhism, and Zen that means “compassionate action,” or “any action taken to diminish the suffering of others.” Karuna Reiki® assists in the healing process as well as the spiritual journey. Karuna Reiki® is an ideal complement for Usui Reiki as it enables the utilization of additional skills.
We all have the capability to utilize Reiki for the greater good as well as maximizing one's quality of life.
I look forward to bringing Reiki energy to you.
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