Reiki in the Japanese language is two words, Rei
meaning “universal intelligence”, and ki meaning
a spiritual energy.
Reiki is a
healing therapy that can balance our physical,
emotional, mental and spiritual health, also helping us with our social
to Pamela Miles
in her book “Reiki - A Comprehensive Guide” Reiki can best be described
pulsation, vibration or oscillation that affects our subtle body, and
energy therapies, it is accessed through, but not directed by, the
explains that more
than being taught to practice Reiki, you are “empowered” to practice by
Master that has himself been empowered to empower others.
provide quiet, steady support for all levels of
healing and growth. It
your lifestyle into a healthful one.
With the help of Reiki you can choose
new ways of being that invite balance,
harmony and wholeness into your life.
Reiki originated in Japan in the early 20th
Century with a spiritual apprentice named Mikao Usui. He
trained fewer than twenty students to
continue his work; one of these was Chujiro Hayashi, who eventually
Hawayo Takata, who then brought it to the west.
Reiki is described as coming from a specific lineage according to the
apprentice or teacher it came from. My
Masters in Reiki comes from the the Usui - Hayashi - Takata Lineage.