(Previously published on Atoot.com)

The secret art of inviting happiness
The miraculous medicine of all diseases
Just for today, do not anger
Do not worry and be filled with gratitude
Devote yourself to your work. Be kind to people.
Every morning and evening, join your hands in prayer.
Pray these words to your heart
and chant these words with your mouth
Usui Reiki Treatment for the improvement of body and mind
The founder, Usui Mikao

In 1922, Mikao Usui went to Mount Kurama, in Japan. There he meditated and fasted for three long weeks and then he received the invisible healing ability, Reiki.

Reiki, a spiritual practice, implemented for strain reduction that also helps in treating illness. Reiki word is made of two Japanese words – Rei stands for “God” and Ki is for “life force energy”. Believers assert that this “life force energy” helps in relaxation and healing.

It is a safe form of cure which is accessible for everyone. The skill to perform Reiki is not taught but is passed in the process of ‘attunement’ from the teacher to the learner. This process is independent of intellect and religious growth.

Reiki is practiced by laying hands on the recipient. In this process, energy runs from the practitioner’s hands to the body of the recipient. It is believed that the energy works on physical, mental as well as spiritual stage. It is a technique performed with awareness and concentration.

Many people have amazing results of Reiki. It has been successful in treating various diseases and gives a sense of relaxation to the recipient.