What is Reiki?
Reiki(Raykee as pronounced in Japanese) is a Japanese term.
気 “Ki” means the atmosphere or something subtle or the energy (of the universe).
The Japanese word, kanji 霊 気, can be defined as an ethereal, transcendental and sacred energy of the universe, which sustains all life.
Reiki Ryoho( Reiki healing art ) and the founder, Usui Sensei:
REIKI RYOHO is the art of hands-on healing by means of channeling the
energy of the universe, and it is a twofold practice, a healing practice and a
Komyo Reiki can be directly translated as ” Enlightenment Reiki”
Komyo Reiki is a gateway to spiritual awakening and to Satori(the absolute inner peace).
Komyo Reiki is a “Hayashi Shiki (style) Usui Reiki Ryoho.”
Komyo Reiki is a “keep-it-simple” Reiki system and practice. The simplicity is the key to the Truth. The practice motto is: “Place your hands”, “Surrender”, and “Smile”… . The simple aspect of practicing Reiki is taught by Hyakuten Inamoto, founder of Komyo Reiki from Kyoto/ Japan. Sensei Inamoto emphasizes on less Ego aspect when practicing Reiki. It’s not simple as it’s described. Spiritual practice is the one which leads to less Ego.
Komyo: Great light or Enlightenment
Reiki: Energy of Universe
Kai: Association or group
Komyo Reiki Kai: the system Sensei Inamoto has created, presents Reiki as it was understood and commonly practiced in the 1930’s in Japan. This system places emphasis on spiritual unfoldment through the practice of Reiki Ryoho, aiming for satori or enlightenment.
There are four levels in Komyo Reiki Kai System.
Shoden (First Level): Basic knowledge about Reiki, receiving Reiju (attunements) to become a Reiki practitioner
Chuden(Second Level): Learn three “Shirushi”, Symbols
Okuden(Third Level): For Teacher candidates and/or Reiki practitioners who want to deepen an understanding of Reiki Ryoho and develop the inner growth, Will be given the forth shirushi or symbol after receiving Reiju
Shinpiden(Teacher/Shihan): Learn to become/be a teacher