(pronounced Ray Key) is a Japanese healing art that was developed by
Mikao Usui in the late 1800's in Japan. Mikao Usui was a devout
Buddhist, who, in his intense desire to understand and work with
methods of medicine and healing, developed Reiki. "Reiki"
is a Japanese word for the concept: "Universal Life Energy".
It is the
unique blend of energy which makes the Reiki current such a powerful
form of life force and which lends it the amazing ability to heal not
just the physical body, but also on mental, emotional and spiritual
levels as well.
In Reiki, the
healing energy is allowed to flow into us, and then we, act as a
vehicle - through which this energy can be passed on to another
individual via our hands. It becomes natural to touch someone and
allow this healing energy to flow when someone is in pain, and to
assist in relieving this pain. A Reiki treatment restores balance and
harmony to the whole person, bringing about a sense of wellness.
relieve pain and acute problems quite rapidly. Chronic illnesses may
take a series of treatments, depending on the specific nature of the disease.