Reiki FAQ ~The most common asked questions.
Do you ever get tired or run down from giving Reiki
it is a channeled healing, the Reiki practitioner's
energies are not depleted.
It is not the practitioner's energy being used!
The practitioner is channeling "Universal Life
Force Energy,"the energy that surrounds us
all and sustains life!
It is the energy from the "God Source"
or, the "Higher Power!"
Because the Reiki practitioner is channeling this
healing energy, he/she receives the benefits as
Whenever I finish giving a Reiki treatment my energy
level is up and I feel surrounded with feelings
of love and contentment!
you need to concentrate in order to chanel the reiki
is one of the more interesting observations of the
When a Reiki practitioner's hands are placed on
or near any living organism the Reiki `turns on'
There is no conscious effort needed on the part
of the practitioner.
If a Reiki practitioner is asleep and his or her
hands are placed on another person's injury or wound
the Reiki starts flowing even though the practitioner
is asleep. You do not have to learn how to give
If you have been initiated to Reiki, you simply
have to place your hands on or near the body.
Reiki have anything to do with religion?
is not a religion.
It beholds no doctrines, creeds or contradictions
to the Universal Laws of Consciousness and Love.
Reiki is very spiritual in nature,
but there is nothing you are required to believe
in before you can learn and use Reiki.
In fact, Reiki will work whether someone believes
in it or not!
you are giving someone a treatment, what are you
How do you know the energy is flowing?
one places a hand on someone,
within a few seconds the palms will start to pulse
and the hands will become hot.
Other sensations are tingling, pins and needles,
cold, or electrical feelings.
This will continue for the whole treatment. Over
different parts of a client's body the hands are
It is important to note that the sensation can vary
from treatment to treatment,
and the sensation in the hands felt by the patient
can be very different to that felt by the practitioner.
Sometimes the practitioner experiences his hands
as being cold and the person being treated has felt
them radiating intense heat. The Reiki switches
off after a period of time on one position on the
It switches on again when the hands are moved to
When one area is `fixed', you move on to the next
can you do to make the reiki flow stronger?
flow of the Reiki seem to vary according to the
degree of disharmony in the person/animal.
When the patients who are seriously ill or very
upset emotionally, the Reiki flows more strongly.
It therefore flows on demand according to the degree
of disharmony in the persons body/mind.
Reiki be used with other therapies?
it can be combined with other therapies very successfully.
Reiki is completely safe and it activates natural
healing energy within us.
It will enhance the effects of other complementary
healing arts such as massage,
acupuncture, shiatsu, foot reflexology, aromatherapy,
chiropractic, color therapy, homeopathy and many
Many practitioners of other modalities have reported
that their work has intensified since learning Reiki.
the Reiki flow the same in both hands?
Reiki flow are the same in both hands.
There is no `giving' or `receiving' hand to worry
about when using Reiki.
There are some systems which need to observe different
For example, keeping both hands on the patient;
not crossing the hands; treating on the correct
side of the body, etc.
This is unnecessary when using Reiki.
the Reiki flow affected by the health of the practitioner?
a very sick, weak person who is correctly initiated
to Reiki can give treatments
that are just as strong and effective as a Reiki
Practitioner who is in good health.
The Reiki energy is not coming from the physical
energy from the body of the practioner.
you treat yourself with Reiki?
Reiki operates independently of the practitioner's
practitioners can lay their hands on their own bodies
and enjoy all the benefits of Reiki.
anybody be initiated to Reiki?
can have the Reiki activated in his or her hands.
It is even possible to initiate people in comas,sick
people or children.
Provided you receive all four of the Initiations
you will have the Reiki in your hands for life.
Are there any harmful side effects from Reiki?
have been no reported cases of negative effects
Some people have observed what at first appears
to be negative effects.
When the body is undergoing a healing process, there
can be short term effects which cause some discomfort.
People with a great deal of accumulated stress or
emotional blocks can feel everything coming up
at first with treatments as their body starts to
process the effects of the Reiki.
you use Reiki on animals and plants?
tend to respond faster to Reiki than humans.
I´s really great to be able to give your pets
since domestic animals tend to take on the stress
and emotional traits of their owners.
Plants also respond to Reiki because they are living
that can be out of balance and will respond to the
harmonizing effects of Reiki.
just been initiated into Reiki Level I,
how long must I wait before proceeding to Level
Take the time to practice using
your new "gift".
Give Reiki to family members, pets, plants, and
yourself. Gather as much experience as you can.
The more you use Reiki the stronger it will become.
Also, you must allow your body ample time to process
this new energy vibration.At the end of this time
You will know WHEN you are ready to move on to the
is a Reikimaster?
Reiki Master teaches Reiki classes.
many levels or degrees are there in The Reiki system?
Mental, Spiritual healing , enhanced physical healing.
Absentee or long distance healing is taught at this
level for higher energy levels and for teaching
System of Reiki Healing Precepts
Just for today, do not
Just for today, do not anger.
Honor your parents, teachers and elders.
Earn your living honestly.
Show gratitude to every living thing.
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