Reiki is a form of hands on healing, with its origins in India and the East dating back many
thousands of years to the time before Christ and Buddha.
The original name, disciplines
and techniques of Reiki were lost due to the traditional method of passing knowledge from
generation to generation by word of mouth. Exactly when this ancient art of healing
disappeared is difficult to determine. However, we do know that it was rediscovered by a
Japanese Scholar and monk name Dr Mikao Usui. It was in fact Dr Usui who fashioned the
Reiki is holistic; it works on the body mind and spirit by stimulating a person’s own natural
healing abilities. The blocked emotional and physical elements that lead to illness and
disease are cleared. Reiki is neither positive nor negative; it is in fact the highest and most
profound vibration of life. Divine in origin, it allows us all to become one with all things alive
in our world. Reiki is pure unconditional love and joy bringing all who experience and
embrace it principles together in harmony.
A full Reiki treatment reopens the chakras and re-balances the flow of the universal life
force around the body. This will stimulate the body’s immune system and
natural healing abilities. Normally the body will begin by cleansing itself of toxins. As the
poisons are removed, the body becomes re-balanced and the healing process can begin. The body becomes re-energised, Reiki can be quite a spiritual experience for some.
Reiki is channelled through the hands. When you place your hands on your own body, or
the body of another person for the purpose of healing you connect with the universal life
force. The wisdom of Reiki then goes to work to bring about healing, balance and whatever
is needed on a holistic level.
The best way to understand how Reiki works is to experience it.