Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress lessening that also relaxes and promotes healing. This technique is directed by touch of hands. It follows the concept of life-force-energy that flows through us and makes us alive. According to Reiki, if one's life-force-energy is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress. If it is high, we certainly will live more happily and in a healthy way.
The word Reiki is made of two Japanese words - Rei which means "God's Wisdom" and Ki means "life-force-energy". This sums up the fact that Reiki is a spiritually guided energy.
After getting a Reiki treatment, the receiver feels wonderfully healthy and the radiance flows through the whole body. Through Reiki the whole body gets rejuvenated along with overhauling of emotions, mind and spirit. This alternate and offbeat therapy creates many valuable effects like relaxation, sense of security and wellbeing. The Reiki benefactors have accounted astonishing results.
Reiki is a simple, natural and safe method of spiritual healing and self-improvement that everyone can use. It has been effective in curing many maladies in conjunction other medical or therapeutic techniques. It comes minus any side effects and promotes recovery.
Those who practice Reiki believe that it cannot be guided by the mind; therefore it is not limited by the experience or ability of the practitioner. Nether can it be misused as it always creates a healing effect.
Reiki is not taught in the usual sense, but is transferred to the student during a Reiki class. This ability is passed on during an "attunement" given by a Reiki master and allows the student to tap into an unlimited supply of "life-force-energy" to enhance the quality of life.
This technique has been successfully taught to thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds. It has no dogma, and there is no prejudice or misconceptions attached to it. Many people believe that Reiki comes from God and this technique puts them closer to God and his intellectual concepts.
The simple and ethical ideals of Reiki promote peace and harmony and are nearly universal across all cultures.