Components of the Reiki Healing System
Part of the Reiki For Dummies Cheat Sheet
Reiki contains five central elements that the practitioner uses to prepare to channel Reiki energy and heal themselves and others. Go through this list when preparing to give or receive Reiki:
Attunements (initiations): Within a context of Reiki training, you are put in tune with the Reiki energy so that you have the life-long ability to channel the energy.
Hand positions: Use a set of positions to know where to place your hands during a Reiki session.
Self-Reiki hand positions: Use these positions to treat yourself with Reiki.
Treating others hand positions: Use these positions to treat other people with Reiki.
Meditation and focusing: Connect with the source of Reiki universal energy and concentrate the Reiki healing energy within yourself.
Symbols: Use the Reiki symbols and the sound of their name as a mantra to connect with Reiki energy.
Reiki Principles: The five principles of Reiki are used as the basis of a daily meditation practice.