Reiki is a famous Japanese healing therapy that was introduced to the United States around the 1970s.
This therapy is a unique spiritual healing technique. Reiki is a blend of several alternative healing practices. These include aura healing, chakra balancing techniques, crystal healing, meditation, naturopathy, homeopathy and aromatherapy.
Reiki is a combination of two words ‘rei’ and ‘ki’, pronounced as ray-key. The therapy is based on the transmit and balance of positive energy within a medium of our body.
These days, Reiki has become very popular for its excellent healing effects. Many people use this therapy for leading a better and happier life.
Reiki therapy works on the basis of transferring the energy from the therapist to the patient. It is done by touching of the hands over the whole body. It can also be done by raising the hands directly over the patient. The working principle of this therapy is to cure the person by unblocking the emotional blocks which might be the cause of a disease. It works in a similar way as acupuncture does.
Chakra is a Sanskrit word which means ‘wheel’. A chakra is a wheel that spins in relation to the energy level of the system of your body. There are seven chakras in our body and every chakra has a corresponding organ in our body system. Our chakras are the centers of a large network of subtle energies .
Root Chakra. The root chakra belongs to the rectum and the large intestine. It also has a certain impact on the function of the kidneys.
Navel Chakra. This chakra belongs to the reproductive system. It also belongs to the testicles, ovaries, urinary bladder, and kidneys.
Solar Plexus Chakra. The solar plexus chakra belongs to the liver, stomach, gallbladder, spleen, and the small intestine.
Heart Chakra. As the name suggests, this chakra belongs to our heart. It also belongs to the arms.
Throat Chakra. The throat chakra belongs to the throat and the lungs.
Third-eye Chakra. The third eye (forehead) chakra relates to the brain, nose, face and eyes.
Crown Chakra. The crown chakra does not have any corresponding organ. Instead, it is related to the whole being.
Benefits of Reiki
Reiki is known to elicit a number of beneficial effects in its practitioners. Here are just a few of them:
- Helps you to relax and feel better, both mentally and physically.
- Puts you in a condition of peace and harmony.
- Energizes your body.
- Helps in decreasing severe pain.
- Improves the chances of healing.
- Helps your body get into balance.
- Increases the resistance to various diseases.
- Helps to decrease the symptoms of arthritis.
- Makes your body, mind, and spirit stress free.
Reiki Healing Therapy is a holistic way of healing which is used by more and more people these days. The benefits of Reiki include relieving stress, energizing your body and promoting the overall wellness. This Japanese therapy can also be used with aromatherapy in order to enhance its effectiveness.