What is Reiki? Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by “laying on hands” and is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. If one’s “life force energy” is low, then we are more likely to get sick or feel stress, and if it is high, we are more capable of being happy and healthy.
The word Reiki is made of two Japanese words – Rei which means “God’s Wisdom or the Higher Power” and Ki which is “life force energy”. So Reiki is actually “spiritually guided life force energy.”
A treatment feels like a wonderful glowing radiance that flows through and around you. Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit creating many beneficial effects that include relaxation and feelings of peace, security and wellbeing.
Reiki is a simple, natural and safe method of spiritual healing and self-improvement that everyone can use. It has been effective in helping virtually every known illness and malady and always creates a beneficial effect. It also works in conjunction with all other medical or therapeutic techniques to relieve side effects and promote recovery.
Seichim (pronounced Say keem or Say sheem) is believed to be an ancient healing system from Egypt going back as far as Atlantis. The hieroglyph Sekhem translates “power of powers” and two upraised hands designate the symbol. Patrick Zeigler and Tom Seaman channeled Marat, a 2,500-year-old Sekhem teacher from India who altered and softened the Reiki symbols and gave two new symbols and the ability to initiate students. Kathleen McMasters and Tom Seaman later channeled in additional symbols. It was the intention of the discoverers of this system of living light that people realize that they can access various healing energies through meditating on sacred sounds and symbols. They also encouraged people to create their own symbols and said that many new sound and symbol systems would be appearing at this time.
The applications of Seichim in treatments and absentee healing are identical to Reiki, although each system has its own unique energetic produced by its own attunement process and a different, through related, set of sounds and symbols. Seichim is best taught after Reiki. Reiki expresses itself as a grounded healing energy for this planet. The sounds and symbols of Seichim expresses itself as ecstatic, galactic heart energy, whose particular function helps one to overcome obstacles and fears. Where life is, fear disappears.