Reiki can be defined as a non-physical healing energy made up of universal life force energy which is guided by a Higher Intelligence or a spiritually guided life force energy. Many Reiki practitioners believe that Reiki energy seems to have an intelligence of its own, flowing where it is needed in the client and creating the healing conditions necessary for the needs of the individual. It cannot be guided by the mind, therefore it is not limited by the experience or ability of the practitioner – neither can it be misused, as it always creates a healing effect.
The great value of Reiki is that because it is guided by the higher intelligence, it knows exactly where to go and how to respond to restrictions in the flow of energy. It can work directly in the unconscious parts of the mind/body and helps to eliminate negative energy, inhibiting thoughts and feelings. As Reiki flows through a blocked, sick or unhealthy area, it breaks up and washes away any negative thoughts or feelings lodged in the unconscious mind/body thus allowing a normal healthy flow of energy to resume. As this happens, any unhealthy physical organs and tissues become properly nourished with energy and begin functioning in a balanced healthy way.