Mikao Usui can also be credited with founding the Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakkai (which means the Usui Reiki Therapeutic Technique Studying Society), a corporation devoted to maintaining the Reiki teachings alive, though it's doable that his followers began it after his demise, naming Dr. Usui because the founder as a mark of respect. This society has continued to follow and train Reiki uninterrupted since 1926, the primary few leaders being Shinpi-den college students taught by Dr. Usui. They don't take the title of Grand Grasp, however are merely known as presidents of the society, and they're listed as:

1. Mikao Usui

2. Juzaburo Ushida

3. Kan’ichi Taketomi

4. Yoshiharu Watanabe

5. Hoichi Wanami

6. Mrs. Kimiko Koyama

7. Masayoshi Kondo (from 1999)

The Gakkai members observe Dr. Usui’s teachings very intently, they usually have of their possession two manuals produced by Dr. Usui (the Usui Reiki Hikkei). One in all these accommodates an evidence of his vitality therapeutic methodology, the Usui Reiki Ryoho, and the opposite offers particulars of the assorted therapeutic methods, together with particular hand positions for various ailments and bodily issues, as talked about above.

The Gakkai holds common conferences in Tokyo and elsewhere in Japan for his or her members, the place the scholars sing Waka poetry, chant the Reiki Ideas and do Hatsurei-ho (a mixed meditation and cleaning follow); every time they attend they obtain a Rei-ju empowerment from one of many six Shinpi-den members, for cleaning, purification and to strengthen their skill to entry Reiki.