O-U-E-I (pronounced ‘Ow ooh ayh eee’)

The kotodama has no mental that means – it merely carries power. Even should you haven’t realized this in your Reiki course, I'd recommend sitting quietly for a second (and shutting the doorways, in any other case your loved ones might imagine you might have turn out to be a bit odd), taking a deep breath after which chanting: ‘O … U … E … I.’

Do that for a couple of minutes after which observe how you are feeling. It’s a good way to sense the energetic vibration.


The Energy Image is unquestionably essentially the most often-used image in Reiki. I don’t suppose a day passes once I don’t use it a minimum of 10 or 20 instances. It helps to convey Reiki into the right here and now – and that’s at all times wanted! I typically simply appear to be strolling round ‘Cho-Ku-Rei-ing’ the whole lot: a dying plant, a lower or bruise, my laptop, my automobile, my dinner in a restaurant, a airplane earlier than take-off, the components earlier than cooking. It brings power, focus and power, and many individuals use it for cover and house clearing.

Usually, Reiki practitioners draw the Energy Image on their palms earlier than giving a remedy. It feels as if they're turning right into a Teflon pan with a red-hot dot within the center simply radiating power!

Throughout a remedy, each time an power blockage or a bodily downside is detected, you might both draw the Energy Image over the world or (silently) chant the kotodama.