Reiki is an ancient healing modality perfected by the Japanese as a way of bringing sick people back to vitality and life. Reiki is a portmanteau of two words, ‘rei’ and ‘ki’ which effectively are translated to universal life energy.
As humanity evolved, the need to be self-sufficient arose in places and times where access to a medical practitioner wasn’t possible.
A Reiki practitioner essentially serves as a vessel, giving a person his or her life force from one part of the body into the other person’s root chakra. Reiki operates under the assumption that human beings are energy vessels and that this energy is transmutable from one person to another.
Preparation to Receive Energy
Reiki attunement prepares you to receive energy from a practitioner. What’s great about the attunement process is that it imparts energy that you can store for the rest of your life, making it easily available so you can dole it out to other people as needed.
Reiki attunement basically invites you to open your crown and heart chakras, situated at the top of your head as well as your heart area respectively. It may also involve your palm chakra since you will be using your hands to transfer the energy you are about to receive from your teacher. Reiki attunement is important because it shows you how to impart this energy to another person as well as keeps the tradition alive. The word attunement started popping up shortly after the death of Hawayo Takata, one of the pioneers of this healing modality.
Attunement usually needs preparation on your part, preferably about a week before the event. As a rule of thumb, you should select your teacher carefully by asking about their experience as well as spending some time with them. You should feel some kind of connection with them since this will help in the smooth running of the process. On top of that, you should avoid any meat products, especially those that come from marine animals. If you’re a smoker, consider cutting down on how many cigarettes you smoke on a daily basis. In addition, you may want to consider going on a juice or water fast a few days before the attunement. Any kind of stimulation, whether it’s human interaction or TV, radio and the internet should be kept to a bare minimum.
What to Do on the Day of Attunement
On the day of your attunement, choose to put on clothes made of natural fabric such as cotton, or linen. During the day of your attunement, you may want to make arrangements to be driven back from the venue since you may experience an energy shift that may knock you out, making it hard to operate any kind of machinery.
Reiki attunement will provide you with a spiritual awakening like no other. It will enable you to connect to an infinite universal source that can help you go through life with as little angst as possible. It also gives you the added benefit of giving you the ability to heal yourself using your own hands since the power will exist in you going forward. Here’s to your success!