Reiki Information

The system of Reiki is more than just a hands-on healing practice. Reiki is a system of self-development with a rich history.

Reiki Overview

By Randall Hall

Reiki Ryoho (or Reiki-ho) is a spiritual practice developed by Mikao Usui in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. It includes a form of hands-on-healing, which has origins in India and the East dating back to the time before Christ and Buddha. Due to the traditional method of passing knowledge from generation to generation by […]

Benefits of Reiki

By Randall Hall

Some of the many benefits I and many others have enjoyed in Reiki sessions include the following: Creates deep relaxation and aids the body to release stress and tension Accelerates the body’s self-healing abilities Aids better sleep Reduces blood pressure Can help with acute (injuries) and chronic problems (asthma, eczema, headaches, etc.) and aides the […]

What is Reiki?

By Randall Hall

Reiki has spread around the world since it was first introduced to the West back in the mid-twentieth century. However, there seems to be a lot of confusion about what is Reiki and what isn’t Reiki. This confusion can be seen by the hundreds of different “systems” of Reiki that have been developed since the […]

Reiki FAQ

By Randall Hall

What is Reiki? Reiki (pronounced RAY-KEE) is universal energy. Cultures throughout the world have systems of drawing energy from the universe and projecting into a patient. This energy seeks to correct any imbalances in the energy of the patient, so that they can heal themselves. What is Reiki system? The Reiki system is a spiritual […]

History of Reiki

By Randall Hall

The Life of Mikao Usui Mikao Usui was born on August 15, 1865 in the village of Yago in the Yamagata district of Gifu prefecture, Japan, and he died on March 9th, 1926. Usui grew up during the Meiji Restoration when Japan to open its borders and its economy to the outside world. This event […]

Reiki Principles

By Randall Hall

The Reiki Principles are at the heart of Usui’s system of healing and transformation. Sometimes called precepts, principles, and affirmation; these are the part of the system of Reiki that makes it unique to founder Mikao Usui. The secret art of inviting happiness The wonderful medicine for all diseases Just for today Release angry Release worry Be […]

Reiki Resources

By Randall Hall

The following are some of my favorite books and resources for Reiki-ho and spiritual development. Books, periodicals and guides The Japanese Art of Reiki by Bronwen and Frans Stiene The Reiki Sourcebook by Bronwen and Frans Stiene Modern Reiki Method For Healing by Hiroshi Doi Reiki for Life by Penelope Quest Living the Reiki Way by Penelope Quest Reiki, The True […]

Usui’s Memorial

By Randall Hall

(Source: Essence of Gendai Reiki ho – Sensei Hiroshi Doi; translation by Yukio Miura; editing by Richard R. Rivard, Tom Rigler) Virtue is what you obtain naturally through cultivation and training, and merit is to spread and carry out the instruction and salvation. The great founder is someone with great virtue as well as great merit. […]

Traditional History of Reiki

By Randall Hall

The Japanese like many ancient cultures used word of mouth to pass their history and practices down from generation to generation. Unfortunately, this led to a great deal of knowledge and wisdom being watered down and lost. Many people involved with Reiki believe that the techniques we use today for healing were first used in […]

Reiki Self-Treatment Hand Positions

By Randall Hall

Self-healing is an important part of your personal development and self-discovery. Reiki is not just a tool for healing; it also brings protection, prevention and personal transformation on all levels. As you progress along your new path, inevitably you will come up against obstacles and setbacks in your life that often seem like the whole […]