Reiki(redirected from usui shiki ryoho)
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A method of treating bodily disorders and restoring spiritual balance in which a practitioner places the palms of the hands on a part of the body in the belief that healing energy will flow there.
[Japanese reiki, from Middle Chinese liajŋ khi` (also the source of Mandarin língqì) : liajŋ, numinous spirit + khi`, energy; see chi.]
(Complementary Medicine) a form of therapy in which the practitioner is believed to channel energy into the patient in order to encourage healing or restore wellbeing
[Japanese, from rei universal + ki life force]
As a type of oriental massage this is a form of touch therapy in which the therapist senses which parts of a person’s body are emitting weak energy by laying their hands close to or on the sites.
reiki[ˈreɪkɪ] N → reiki m
reiki[ˈreɪki] n → reiki m
n → Reiki nt