What is Komyo Reiki?

by | Dec 6, 2014 | Hyakuten Inamoto, Komyo Reiki, Komyo Reiki Kai, Reiki Healing, Usui Mikao

Direct translation of Komyo Reiki is Enlightenment Reiki.

  • Komyo Reiki is a gateway to spiritual awakening and to SATORI.
  • Komyo Reiki is a “Hayashi Shiki (style) Usui Reiki Ryoho”.
  • Komyo Reiki is a “keep-it-simple” Reiki system and practice.

The practice motto of Komyo Reiki is: “Place your hands”, “Surrender”, and “Smile”


Komyo Reiki is founded by Hyakuten Inamoto, Pure- land monk from Kyoto/ Japan, who learnt Reiki from Mrs. Yamaguchi. Mrs Yamaguchi was taught how to give Reiju from her uncle, who is one of Hayashi Sensei’s students.

Komyo: Great light or Enlightenment

Reiki: Energy of Universe

Do: a Path, a Way, a Journey

Komyo Reiki Do: 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 history and Reiki Ryoho, receiving Reiju (attunements) to become a Reiki practitioner, from then on Reiki energy will flow through out your hands and do a fine job of healing

Chuden(Second Level)Learn three “Shirushi”, Symbols, with the use of these symbols Reiki healing will become more practical and beneficial, learn how to do “distant healing”

Okuden(Third Level): Enter the inner teaching of Reiki Ryoho, focus on spiritual cultivation and growth learn one more final Shirushi(Reiki symbol), intend 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 candidate)Learn to become/be a teacher candidate, there are some criteria…


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