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Information about Reiki and Reiki Attunements
Information and benefits of Reiki as a complementary therapy treatment.

Reiki is a form of touch therapy in which the therapist uses a both the laying on of hands and distant healing techniques. The therapists treats those parts of the body he or she senses are emitting weak energy, by laying his or her hands close to the site of the problem, this enables energy to start to flow through the therapist’s hands to the patient.


Reiki Attunement

Reiki students will pass through three stages of instruction before they eventually become a Reiki Master; for each of these stages the student will receive at least one attunement.
Generally known as attunement (the term I will use in this article) it is also called initiation or empowerment.
Reiki practitioners believe that universal energy surrounds all of us, this is something we can all make use of , as a healing force. This energy flows through channels within an individual.
 

 

The aim of a Reiki teacher is to open these channels within students ensuring that the the channeld l then become a direct channel for Reiki. The Reiki energy will now be able to flow freely through the student’s body and pass on to someone else.
An attunement is a process that creates a Reiki healer. While it does not actually give the receiver anything new, it opens and aligns what was already within them.
The process of attunement is simple and non invasive, it basically involves the Reiki master placing his hands on prescribed areas of a student’s body. Reiki symbols and gestures are also be involved, these symbols are sacred and vary according to individual Reiki masters and the type of Reiki being initiated.
The attunement can be used on anyone; it is not a ritual or allied to any religious philosophy. It is a short process and is carried out with the student fully clothed, they are however required to remove all jewelry and anything metallic they may be wearing. The student can sit or stand but their feet must be touching the ground and their shoes removed.
What the student feels during the attunement does vary greatly, some acknowledge feeling sensations of heat, coolness or tingling, some have a feeling of total peace and wonder and many experience the healing energy running through them for the first time.
After receiving all stages of attunement (ending at the third stage of Reiki healing) the students are now deemed Reiki masters and become capable of carrying out attunements themselves.

Read much more about Reiki in one of these excellent books.....

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