What is Reiki?
word Reiki means universal life force energy. The word "REI" pronounced
as "ray" describes the universal, limitless aspect of energy, the
wisdom and knowledge of "all that is" and the second syllable "KI"
pronounced as "kee" describes the vital life force energy which flows
through all living beings. The Japansese Kanji for Reiki can be
translated as " sacred energy" which also refers to the basic Ki of the
When we are young we are able to replenish our energy reserves, as we get older, we use up energy but are unable to replace it with the same ease. The result will be, lack of energy, which can cause illness and disease, imbalance, or a loss of the ability to live to our real potential. With Reiki, the energy is drawn from the Universe and transmitted through the palms of the hands to achieve a re-balancing of the life force. Being in the state of balance enables us to enjoy life, find contentment and have a sense of connectedness around us.