An attunement provides another distinctive function to Reiki: it provides each scholar a Reiki lineage. Just like a household tree, this grows larger with each technology of Reiki Masters, however the trunk stays the identical: Mikao Usui.
Put merely, a lineage means: I used to be attuned by Mr A., who was attuned by Ms B., who was attuned by Ms C. and so forth, till somebody was attuned by Mikao Usui. There have to be an unbroken lineage going all the best way again to him. If not, it's a wholly completely different system. At this time, the lineage that includes Hawayo Takata is usually known as the ‘Western lineage’ because it went by some adjustments after it left Japan. The lineages that completely stayed in Japan till just lately are known as ‘Japanese or Japanese lineages’. A number of Reiki teachers skilled in each, and subsequently have two or extra lineages.
Your Reiki lineage is the one method to determine if in case you have realized conventional Reiki – and is subsequently required as proof if you wish to be part of a Reiki affiliation.