What is Reiki? It is different things to different people. A relaxation therapy, a personal spiritual practice, a technique to heal the body, or a path to enlightenment? The question of Reiki’s essence is an important one, for our expectations shape our experience.
Reiki is a way in.
It is a method of releasing painful contractions held in our bodies, minds and spirits. 1 In letting go of these patterns that divide us against ourselves and against the world, we find a new space of wholeness opens up within. The energy we previously invested in division, which kept us bound in a life of dis-ease, slowly becomes free to flow through us, as we always knew it should. As we come home inside, we find we are more free—more ourselves—than ever before.
Reiki is one way amongst many. Some qualities that distinguish it from others are a sense of lightness and encouragement to embrace the intuitive, for whilst there is theory to learn, it is nothing heavy. In its simplicity Reiki sidesteps division and doubt, belief and disbelief. You are not required to play any games with your mind.
Reiki is a way to wellness. Dis-ease is a product of contraction, tension and pain in the different levels of our being: mental, emotional, physical, and some would say, spiritual. Reiki invites us to let go of layer after layer of our chronic holding-on… Continue reading at isoreiki.com.
- People like to divide the human into three. You don’t have to believe in spirit. Reiki still works. ↩