REIKI - THE ANCIENT
ART OF HEALING
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What is Reiki?
Reiki ( prononced Ray-Key ) is an ancient
Tibetan healing art. " Rei" means universal, and the spiritual
dimension for the soul or " Ki" means life force energy
which flows through all that is alive. It is the energy which animates
us. Reiki expresses a concept of unconditional love and is applicable
to all purposes, situations, and/or conditions.
The origin of Reiki can be traced back more than 2500 years to
the ancient Tibetan Sutras. Dr. Mikao Usui rediscovered the technique
in the late 1800's after a lifetime of scarch for its origin. Hawayo
Takata, the first female Reilki Master, brought this gift of healing
to the United States during World War ll. She trained 22 Reiki Masters
who continue the lineage.
*Reiki eases pain, relaxes tense muscles, reduces
stress, relieve anxiety, speeds the healing process and calms the
*Reiki can be used in conjunction with medical treatment.
It will not interfere with medications or procedures, other than
to make them more effective and the patient more comfortable.
*Reiki is non-manipulative of the tissues. Healing energy is given
by simple hand placement over body systems while the client  is fully
*Reiki restores harmony to the body by releasing stagnant
energy blocks at the physical, emotional, memtal or spiritual levels.
*Reiki improves physical health, increases vitality and renews the
*Reiki has been described as Gods love in the purest
form, complete and unconditional.
*Reiki healing sessions are
*Some clients feel heat, tingling or vibration.
Most experience deep relaxation.
How Reiki works:
We can all relate to the feeling of low
energy/depletion that occur when we are recovering from illness,
anxiety, or grief. A Reiki treatment is similar to jump-starting
our car. When we don't have quite enough energy in reserve, we add
more. Reiki as a means of adding energy to our " life force"
battery to help " jump start" the healing process.
As humans, we tend to view ourselfves from a purely physical
perspective. We think, feel, act and react from a physical awareness...
but we are more. We simultaneously operate from physical, emotional,
mental and spiritual dimension as well. We can begin to understand
how these subtle nonn-physical dimension interact and effect our
overall healt patterns through the experience of Reiki. From the
state of deep relaxation and restored balance experienced in a session,
we are given the oppotunity to support our bodies natural ability
to heal itself.
Do I need it?
Reiki is universal and applicable to all purposes,
conditions and situations. It facilitates healing of the mind, body,
emotions and spirits. When all theses levels of our body are relaxed
and clear, we feel balanced and centered. It is from this state
of calmness that we create an open link to our intuitive self, thus
awaking to new choices for renewed healt and well-being.
Reiki energy belongs to the universe and follos
two simples precepts:
*You must ask for the healing/balancing.
*There must be and exchange of energy for services of the practitioner,
not for the healing.
Reiki is not a cure-all and does not replace the need for professional
care. It does enhance standard medical practices and provides you
a simple, powerfull tool to maintain health and promote relaxation.
Reiki is not a religion. It requires no particular belief system
to work. It is simply an ancient healing art which utilizes the
intelligent life force of nature.