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“What is Reiki?”  

Updated: Nov 19, 2021

“What is Reiki?”

A Lorry Story,

by Lorry Salluzzi Sensei

Why is this form of Energy Healing called Reiki? The word Reiki means Universal Life Force Energy in English as translated from the Japanese Kanji. In the early ’90s when I took reiki workshops, people thought the word “Reiki” was questionable, from the Devil, and weird.

Dr. Mikao Usui designed his form of Reiki and called it “Usui Reiki Ryoho.” His school was founded around 1922 and was called “Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakkai.” If he was English speaking it could have been called, ”Usui Energy Healing School.” Not very weird, once translated, is it?

I feel Dr. Usui was a genius led by “Spirit” or his “Higher Self “ to create this system of healing. I suggest that he wished that everyone in the world could accept this as simply ” hands-on healing.” For those on the Spiritual Path, it is also a way to move towards enlightenment and a way to develop your psychic abilities.