My background in Reiki

I was first attuned in 1994 when my daughter got ill, diagnosed with diabetes, and my sister recommended I take a Reiki I class for myself as I was so stressed out. It was some months later I learned my first important Reiki lesson. I was so determined to heal my daughter, I spent every possible minute with her pinned down under my hands, and then I realized I was trying to heal her for myself, not for her, and that it was up to her if she wanted to be healed or not. Despite this revelation, and an easing up on treating her, I was still certain Reiki could help her so I arranged in the summer of 1995 for her to be initiated by a wonderful Spanish Reiki Master in Spain, overlooking orange groves in a fantastic location. My daughter agreed though was full of foreboding and it … Continue reading

The History of Reiki

The story of Reiki to date has been an oral tradition, passed on from teacher to student by word of mouth. This is the story as others and I have heard it: The founder of Reiki as natural healing is Dr. Mikao Usui. The original story tells of Dr. Usui being raised by Christian missionaries and eventually becoming a scholar and philosopher and head of a Christian boy’s school in Kyoto. In one of his classes a student asked if Dr. Usui accepted the bible literally. Dr. Usui replied that he did and so the student asked him to demonstrate this belief by performing a miracle such as Jesus has done. As Dr. Usui was unable to do this the student declared his faith as blind and insufficient to bolster their own for they needed more than blind faith in order to believe. Dr. Usui was struck by the enormity … Continue reading

What is Reiki?

Reiki is a Japanese word pronounced raykee, which translated means¬†Universal Life Force Energy.¬†Reiki is an ancient system that can be experienced by either “hands on” or by distance (remote) healing. The Reiki treatment encourages physical, mental and emotional healing and spiritual growth. This unique gift of healing is learned by a process of attunements or initiations. A person who has been attuned to Reiki has experienced a very ancient technology for fine tuning the physical and etheric bodies to a higher vibrational level. Also the energy centres, the chakras, are opened to enable a person to channel higher amounts of Reiki energy. Reiki is drawn through the practitioner who acts as a conduit, and the recipient’s body will draw the energy to those parts of the body that require it, the practitioner is also being treated as they give the treatment. Energy enters through the practitioner’s crown chakra and passes … Continue reading