What role do the Reiki symbols, and for what purpose within Reiki are they used?
First and foremost, it is vital to understand the main role of these symbols. They are not ordinary in such way
that they do stand for the sacred healing icons which are meant to improve the flow of the Life Force Energy. They
are believed to be the keys that are able to open the doors to the higher level of manifestation and awareness.
While the meaning that they denote may sound astounding, it is necessary for you to look at them in the same
manner. After all, it is only by means of putting your faith in them that you will be able to achieve a different
level of healing.
Where did the Reiki Symbols come from?
The Reiki symbols are derived from the Sanskrit language but which have taken the Japanese formation. The
Sanskrit is considered to be the mother tongue of all the languages known to man. The Vedas own the language and
Sanskrit forms most of the oldest writings. The Vedas claim that the latter is nonetheless the lingo utilized in
the spirit world.
Why are these symbols shown?
Someone who studies these icons should be exposed to the forms and meanings of each and everything. The symbols
likewise connect to the metaphysical energies. It is necessary to learn to associate every symbol with its
corresponding purpose. Before a student gets attuned to the purpose of the use of the symbols, he has to understand
that such procedure has been crafted with a strong sense of Divine covenant and the sacred connection must be
maintained between the Creator and the one who is attuned. The symbols also function using their own awareness. One
can meditate on them and attain the guidance on their usage.
What are the involved symbols in Reiki?
The first symbol is called the Cho Ku Rei
or the Power Symbol. Even in its absence, the Reiki Energy will continue to flow. However, as it is used, it is
powerfully believed to heighten the amount of energy flow. It is centered at the treatment of the physical body and
is commonly utilized at the very start of the healing session and at any moment that there is a need for more
Sei He Ki comes next and is the utilized symbol to address
emotional and mental healing. It is also used for the purposes of purification, protection, balancing, and
clearing. It targets the cause of any disease which normally lies in the subconscious mind or within the emotional
body or within the conscious mind or the mental body. The healers believe that diseases are the manifestations of
some things that need to be attended to and those which require mending. This symbol aims to correct the balance
between the left and the right brain.
Hon Sha Ze Sho Nen. This is the symbol that
transmits the Reiki energy across space and time. Meaning, the energy may transpire across the town, across the
room, and even across several places all over the world. It transcends distance and can be used to connect time
either in the past or future.
Dai Kyo Mo or the Master Symbol. The Light of the Buddha or the Light of the Awakened
Heart is its primary essence. It denotes clairvoyance and wisdom which are important elements in the healing of the
These Reiki symbols are considered sacred and are only to be employed by the rightful people. I have shown the
Reiki symbols here on my website for information purposes only; although sacred these images are no longer hidden
fom the wider world, as they have been rightfully or wrongly published on the internet for all whom seek them to
Reiki symbols are the most significant ingredient in performing a Reiki Treatment. The symbols have to be drawn
in a certain way for the Reiki energy to flow correctly, Symbols drawn incorrectly cause blockages in the energy
flow and the results are negative, providing a client with a substandard Reiki treatment. The drawing of the first
3 Reiki Symbols is taught by your Reiki Master during the Reiki level 2 teaching.