Reiki Usui Shiki Ryoho

The history of Reiki

Many are the stories of Mikao Usui and how Reiki appeared, however, they are not the most important stories. It can give us a historical context of the time and who was the person, but Reiki is something you experience in an intimate way. Mikao Usui was born on August 15th, 1865 in the village of Taniai in Japan, being a regular student and worker Japanese state. One day, he went to Mount Kurama, to improve their discipline and after 21 days began to feel Reiki (universal energy) at the top of his head. In a moment of inspiration, he realized a new energy method of discipline, which has applied itself first, then the members of his family and. Finally, in 1922, he opened his first treatment center where he taught Reiki.


Reiki means:

Universal energy (Rei = Universal, Ki = energy)

Reiki is:

Reiki is a complementary therapy, leading with Bio Energy fields, in which Reiki is inserted according to the concept of NCCAM - National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, which is a US agency dedicated to explain it through scientific methods.



To understand what is Reiki, we have to understand that everything is energy, Reiki has a holistic view of man and the reality which surrounds him and where he belongs.

This technique aims to align the flow of vital energy, bringing the energy of balance to the body and a feeling of wellness, as shown by the GALE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE. Reiki is also a prophylactic therapy, leading the practitioner or user to find their life balance, helping them to respond in a better way possible diseases and is also excellent support for palliative care. Reiki has been integrated in various hospitals in Brazil, United States, United Kingdom and Spain, as a complementary therapy. At Hartford Hospital, Reiki is defined as a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation, which includes everything in the universe is made of energy and it flows around us and within us. Reiki Volunteer Program HARTFORD HOSPITAL received the honors of the premium "ASDVS Extraordinary Program".


How Reiki work?

Reiki itself will not cure. The effect of Reiki is to increase the capacity of the self-healing patient. This can occur in the following ways:


How to apply a Reiki treatment?

His teachings began to Chujiro Hayashi and Hawayo Takata, which led Reiki to Hawaii and switched over to the United States, Brazil, Canada and Europe.


The five principles of Reiki

Mikao Usui established five principles, guiding, into development of Reiki practitioners. We can find the value of these five principles in all civilizations.

gokai (Five Principles):


kyō dake wa - Just for Today

Ikaruna - I'm Calm,

Shinpaisuna - I trust,

Kanshashite - I Am Grateful,

Gyo wo hageme - Work hard,

Hito ni ni shinsetsu - I'm Kind





























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