Like other systems of alternative medicines, in Reiki also there are many misconceptions

Following article is an attempt to address all those questions.

No. 1: In Reiki, some sort of exercises or heating pad are suggested – No. In Reiki, there is no use of any equipment. It is a method which directs energy to recipient.

No.2: Before receiving Reiki, it is necessary to believe in Reiki and have faith in it – No. You need to be a believer of Reiki, as it is not a religious practice. In fact, to address this issue, many animal studies have also been conducted to prove its effectiveness which once again has nothing to do with belief in Reiki.

No.3: Reiki is for mental health only and it does not work for Physical health – No. Basis my personal experience as a therapist, Reiki works on overall health.

No.4: In Reiki, acute(immediate) results are not possible – No. This is also not true. Results are based on intensity / severity of immune system and whether or not, disease /disorder is chronic or not. This is similar for all systems of treatments.

No.5: If you are considering Reiki therapy, you will have stop all other treatments – No. In fact, Reiki is one of the best complementary therapies. No need at all to stop any existing treatments.

No.6: There are few side effects in Reiki as loose motion / skin rash / vomiting / running nose, etc – No. The truth is completely opposite. Basis Reiki’s energy, body heals itself and process of purification starts.

No.7: Reiki healers have powers to influence / hypnotize mind – No. They are not magicians. In fact, Reiki helps you regain your own mental ability and wisdom by Chakra regulation / balancing.

Any kind of misconception needs clarification and it is important to research on subject rather than believing what you come across as hearsay

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