The Reiki Principles are seen as one of the most valuable tools we have in Reiki.
Mikao Usui, the founder of Reiki, intended them to act
as an ethical guide for students and patients to help them act with
compassion, generosity and empathy.
Healing means to heal the whole body – physical,
emotional and mental. As has been shown in healing, a positive mental
attitude helps our body to heal.
As a healer we try to live life according to the Reiki
Principles. This allows us to work more effectively as healers and hence
allows us to help our clients more deeply.
New students of Reiki are also encouraged to embrace
the Principles and discover for themselves how much easier life is when
we release our anger and worry and embrace gratitude, honesty and