Reiki is an energy healing technique in which practitioners who have been attuned to Reiki energy can channel life force energy to people who need it. One of the unique things about Reiki is that practitioners attuned to the Second Degree Reiki and its symbols by a Reiki Master-Teacher can send the energy at a distance across space and/or time.
Using Reiki Distance Healing Symbols
In order to send Reiki energy at a distance, one must be attuned to both First Degree and Second Degree Reiki by a Reiki Master-Teacher. Second Degree Reiki practitioners must also use the Reiki distance healing symbol, hon sha ze sho nen (HSZN), and its activating symbol, cho ku rei (CKR), to send energy across time or space, and practitioners must be attuned to the Reiki symbols during their Second Degree Reiki attunement.
Reiki Distance Symbol Sequence
To activate the symbols:
Write with a pen on a piece of paper, visualize them, or draw them with your finger on an object or on your hands in this order: CKR+HSZN+CKR.
As you write each symbol, speak its name three times in your mind.
Always send distance Reiki healing energy with the permission of your subject. If, for some reason, you are unable to obtain permission from your subject, then if you choose to send it anyway, do so with the intent that if your subject does not accept the healing energy, it goes where it is most needed to serve the highest and greatest good.
Distance Healing Techniques
Second Degree Reiki practitioners can use different techniques depending on what feels right for the situation. Below are just a few of the many ways to send Reiki across time and space.
The Reiki Box
The Reiki box is a popular method many practitioners use to send Reiki across time and space to multiple subjects at once. You can use any box you can hold in your hands as a Reiki box, whether you decorate a plain box or buy one that calls to you.
Write any identifying information about the person, place, animal, plant, or situation you are sending Reiki to on a piece of paper. For example, you might write “Mary Smith of Portland, Oregon,” you might write “my mother,” or you might write the name of a pet or a situation such as “people, plants, animals, and planet affected by the Carr Fire in Redding, California.” Alternatively, you can print a photo of the subject.
Now, use the Reiki distance symbol sequence, writing the symbols with a pen directly on the paper. Fold the paper and place it in your Reiki box.
Do this for any other people, places, animals, plants, or situations you wish to include in your Reiki session and place them in the box as well.
Close the box and hold it in your hands.
Use the Reiki distance symbol sequence, drawing it on each palm.
Hold the box in your hands, allowing the energy to flow, until you feel you can stop – usually about five minutes.
Learn in detail about the Reiki distance healing techniques from a certified practitioner.