speaks about Reiki
Extract from 'Leiki: a memorial to Takata-sensei', a compilation
by Alice T Furumoto (Takata-sensei's daughter),1982.
"In my attempt to write this essay on the Art of Healing
in limited words, I will try to be practical rather than technical,
because what I am about to define is not associated with any material
being which is visible, nor has a shape, nor name.
believe there exists One Supreme Being - the Absolute Infinite
- a Dynamic Force that governs the world and universe. It is an
unseen spiritual power that vibrates and all other powers fade
into insignificance beside it. So, therefore, it is Absolute!
power is unfathomable, immeasurable, and being a universal life
force, it is incomprehensible to man. Yet, every single living
being is receiving its blessings daily; awake or asleep.
teachers and masters call Him the Great Spirit, the Universal
Life Force; Life Energy, because when applied it vitalizes the
whole system; Ether Wave, because it soothes pain and puts you
into deep slumber, as if under an anesthetic; and The Cosmic Wave,
because it radiates vibrations of exultant feeling and lifts you
shall call it "Reiki" because I studied under that expression.
Reiki is a radionic wave like radio. It could be applied locally
or as in short wave. A distant treatment could be successfully
is not electricity, nor radium or X-ray. It could penetrate thin
layers of silk, linen, porcelain or lead, wood or steel, because
it comes from the Great Spirit, the Infinite.
does not destroy delicate tissues or nerves. It is absolutely
harmless, therefore, it is a practical and safe treatment. Because
it is a universal wave, everything that has life benefits when
treated - plant life, fowls, the animals, as well as human beings,
infants or old, poor or rich.
should be applied and used daily as a prevention. God gave us
this body, a place to dwell, and our daily bread. We were put
into this world for some purpose, therefore, we should have health
was God's plan, so he provides us with everything. He gave us
hands to use them, to apply and heal, to retain physical health
and mental balance, to free ourselves from ignorance, and live
in an enlightened world, to live in harmony with yourself and
others, to love all beings.
these rules are applied daily, the body shall respond and all
we wish and desire to attain in this world is within our reach.
Health, happiness and the road to longevity, which we all seek
- I call this Perfection.
a universal force from the Great Divine Spirit, it belongs to
all who seek and desire to learn the art of healing.
knows no color, nor creed, old or young. It will find its way
when the student is ready to accept. He is shown the way. Initiation
is a sacred ceremony and the contact is made. Because we are associating
with Divine Spirit, there is no error; nor should we doubt. It
the first contact or initiation, the hands radiate vibrations
when applied to the ailing part. It relieves pain, stops the blood
from an open wound; your hands are ready to heal acute and chronic
diseases - the human beings - the plants - the fowls - the animals.
acute cases, only a few minutes' application is necessary. In
the chronic cases, the first step is to find the cause and effect.
is not necessary to undress the patient completely, but it is
better to loosen all tight clothing so that the patient may relax,
lying on the table face up. Most important is to find the cause
of the illness.
treatment from the eyes, sinus, pituitary glands, ears, throat,
thyroids, thymus, stomach, gall bladder, liver, pancreas, solar
plexus, ileocecum, colon, sigmoid flexure, ovarian glands, bladder,
then front chest and heart.
patient over, treat the back, lungs, sympathetic nerves, kidneys,
spleen, and prostrate gland.
the treatment, trust in your hands, Listen to vibrations or reaction.
If there is pain, it registers pain in your finger tips and palm.
If the patient has itch, it reacts the same; if deep and chronic,
it throbs a deep pain; or if acute, the pain is a shallow tingle.
soon as the body responds to the treatment, the acute ailment
disappears, but the cause remains. Dig into the cause daily and
with each treatment, improvement is seen.
the organs have been thus treated, I finish the treatment with
a nerve stroke which adjusts the circulation. Apply on the skin
a few drops of sesame oil or any pure vegetable oil. I place my
thumb and fore finger on the left side of the spinal column and
the three fingers and palm flat on the right side of the spinal
column. With a downward stroke, 10 to 15 strokes to the end of
spinal cord. Only in diabetic cases are the strokes reversed;
arms and legs are manipulated towards the heart. The above treatment
is called the foundation and it requires an hour or more, all
depending on the complications and seriousness of the case.
through the body in minute detail, the hands become sensitive
and are able to determine the cause and to detect the slightest
congestion within, whether physical or mental, acute or chronic.
Being strictly drugless and a bloodless treatment, Reiki will
adjust the body to normal.
about four days to three weeks we find a great change taking place
within the body, all internal organs and glands will begin to
function with much vigor and rhythm.
digestive juices put out normal flow, the congested nerves slacken,
the adhesions break away, the lazy colon gets organized, the fecal
matter drops from the walls of the intestines, the gases eliminate.
years of accumulated toxin finds its way out through the pores.
It is a sticky perspiration.
bowels increase, dark and strong in odor. The urine increases
like dark tea, sometimes white, as if flour stirred in water.
It lasts four to six days, and yet, I have had patients who reacted
with only one treatment.
this is established, you are assured of a big general overhaul
of the intestinal organs taking place. With such good cleansing,
the body becomes active. The numbed nerves regain sense of feeling,
appetite increases, sound sleep becomes natural, eyes sparkle,
skin glows like silk.
new blood and good circulation, nerves and glands restored, it
is possible to rejuvenate five to ten years. At this time, it
is very important what you consume.
the Reiki health treatments, we are vegetarians, and eat all kinds
of fruits in season.
provides with plenty, but never to waste. Over-eating is a sin.
Eating in moderation, with a feeling of gratitude, to recognize
the Great Spirit who is the creator, who is the All Power to make
things grow and blossom and bear fruit.
to the table with pleasant thoughts. Never eat when you are worried.
Milk, white sugar, and starches are to be avoided when the patient
has a weak stomach. With proper food, the patient responds faster
to the treatments."
An advertisment from the Hawaiian ‘Tribune Herald’ 1941