The symbols assist us to know the construction of the universe and our personal place in it. After which to take advantage of it!
Lastly greedy this idea was a giant turning-point for my part of Reiki. It moved from being a complementary remedy to a whole philosophical system. The actual magnificence of what it permits us to know began to shine via.
Few books have included this idea but, as analysis has solely lately introduced it to mild. So should you’ve been practising Reiki for some time, even should you’re a Reiki Grasp, it's possible you'll not have come throughout it. What I like about it's that it is sensible. In actual fact, I really feel that it's only within the mild of this idea that the system of Reiki makes full sense.
The concepts Mikao Usui utilized have been well-known in his time in Japan. Based mostly on Taoist teachings, they fashioned the idea of the flower-arranging artwork of ikebana, in addition to quite a lot of cultural and philosophical traditions. However via Reiki, they moved from theoretical to tangible.
As we’ve already seen, the universe (or cosmos) is a macrocosm – and our physique a micro model of it. The truth that the universe and our particular person existence are linked means, in flip, that everyone is linked. With Reiki (common power), we're tapping into the ability of this interconnectedness.
From our perspective throughout the universe (within the Grasp degree we go even additional and take a step past), we are able to distinguish between three ranges: the extent of kind, the extent of spirit and the extent of oneness. Fascinatingly, even down right here on the extent of kind it’s potential to expertise all of them.
In creating the symbols to understand this connection, Usui did such a superb job that they even work for individuals who don’t know something of the idea behind them. However along with this consciousness, they will open up a complete new world.
The scale of this guide restricts a really deep exploration of the symbols, which might simply fill a whole guide. For now, although, I really feel the next pages will give a sufficiently good thought of what the symbols stand for – and the way their use could make an infinite distinction.