Chiryo Ho is a healing technique focussing on 'systemic'
treatment via the navel, which is viewed as important nexus
in the healing all manner of diseases.
Heso Chiryo Ho technique can be incorporated into a general
Reiki treatment, or used as a stand-alone practice.
One formal version of the stand-alone application of Heso
Chiryo Ho is as follows:
your hands, palms down, on your thighs.
your eyes and 'hara-centre' yourself: focus your awareness in
your seika tanden
a few moments, simply 'be' - silently and restfully 'watching
the breath': loosely focussing on the natural rhythms of your
breathing. There is no interference with the natural process
- no seeking to consciously breathe - merely to be aware that
you are breathing effortlessly.
yourself 'see' and feel the Reiki pervading and permeating your
entire being - know that you are one with the phenomenon that
is Reiki - part of it.
in this awareness, perform gassho rei (the gassho
bow) and make a silent statement of intent - something to the
effect that you will now begin this treatment for the healing
and wellness of your client.
to the client's left side. With middle finger bent, place
your dominant hand over their navel and gently insert the
tip of the middle finger into the navel itself, and apply
a little pressure to the extent where you can lightly
feel a pulse*.
of the pulse, also be aware of the Reiki flow beneath your
hand - particularly at the tip of your middle finger.
a gentle pressure, continue
to let the Reiki flow. 'See' and feel the Reiki flow. Be in
to monitor the Reiki flow until you begin to sense an equilibrium
- a harmonising of the flow of Reiki and the pulse within
the navel. (You should also notice the physiological signs
that the client has become more relaxed)
take several minutes.
When you recognise that enough has been achieved for the current
session, withdraw your hand from the client's navel area.
kansha - gratitude - for having been granted this opportunity
to assist your client to heal themself.
complete the procedure, perform gassho rei
can of course also self-treat with Heso
Obviously, you will have already explained to your client what
you will be doing and have received their agreement; and also
confirmed that they will let you know if at any point the process