What Is Reiki?
Reiki is an energy healing system that originated in Japan by Dr.Mikao Usui in the 1920’s and was originally named by him as The Usui Reiki Method of Natural Healing. It is practised by channelling Universal energy primarily through hands by a Reiki practitioner onto an individual. Reiki energy is a gentle, soft yet a powerful energy that works on a mental, emotional, physical and a spiritual level.
It is a Japanese word that consists of two words; Rei and Ki, Rei means spirit, soul, universal consciousness, hidden power. Ki means life source, life energy, life essence. Reiki is generally translated as Universal Life Energy.
Reiki is a simple but effective technique to learn enabling anyone to become a Reiki practitioner and can be used for oneself and/or others. It is transferred to a student through a Reiki Master through an attunement process.