How does Reiki works
Part IV of the article, “What is Reiki”
Excerpts from the book, “True Spirit of Reiki”
Reiki works in a simple manner, that is, through symbols. There are certain Reiki symbols which work and bring in the energy of Divine.
The energy (pranic) body is energized or the Divine energy is processed by seven chakras.
Light is also a form of energy. Light is of different colours. You like certain colours and you do not like certain colours. From the space, from the light or from the Sun God, we receive energy in the form of light. When you receive excess of Red colour, some red has to be eliminated and some red has to be stored.
Each and every chakra, maintains the pranic body.
Problems appear in pranic body first
All our problems enter the physical body only after entering our energy body.
Say for example, you are having some problem in the knee, liver or stomach means that one or two months prior to this, the energy body is affected in that particular area.
So maintaining the clean energy body, by realigning the energy body to the flow of Divine energy, you are cleansing, clearing and energizing and preventing the physical problem.
Our thoughts and emotions affects our energy levels
The energy body is also connected to the mind. In other words, mind is also energy. Every thought is energy and every emotion is energy too.
If you have feelings of joy and enthusiasm or any positive emotions and if you have positive thoughts then you are positively contributing to the energy. When he is in a joyful mood he can run 10 miles. If the same person is sad and depressed he cannot run even 1 mile. It means the unwanted emotions – sadness, worries or fears will dampen the energy. They will pull down the energy level by deviating from the energy flow.
Our thoughts and emotions affects our body and organs too
That means our own thoughts, thinking process and emotions have a definite impact on the energy body and in turn on the physical body.
That means each and every organ is connected to the energy body/etheric body mentally as well as etherically. Therefore, our mental thoughts and emotions will have an impact on the physical organs.
However, anger will affect only certain organs, sadness and depression will affect some other organ, and worry will affect some other. For example, while liver is affected by anger, then it will not be affected by worry.
So each and every organ is specific about receiving a particular energy. As far as the receiving of energy is concerned, it is the chakra which decides that, because each and every chakra is connected to certain organs.
When the energy is received in the form of light, each and every chakra is specific in receiving only one colour. In that way the energy field is processed and maintained by the energy body.
Explanation for ‘Turn the anger Away’
Please refer the article ‘Turn the anger away” here: https://healbyreiki.wordpress.com/2011/03/16/turn-the-anger-away/
When you are angry, your solar plexus chakra will be rotating in the anti-clock wise direction. A chakra is nothing but an energy centre, through which one expresses positive emotions and negative emotions, by way of spinning clock-wise or anti-clock-wise.
If any chakra circulates on the clockwise direction, it will create a positive effect. However, if it rotates on the anti-clockwise side, it will create negative effect(s) on you. Please read the blog to gain some more information on Chakras: http://naranhealingproducts.wordpress.com/2011/02/09/doing-it-the-right-way/
Whenever a chakra rotates clockwise, it will receive energy from the Universal Divine Energy or Cosmic Energy – the one that is within and around us. When chakra rotates in the opposite direction, instead of receiving the universal energy, it will send out the unwanted outside – in this case anger. Then a person projects the energy of anger outside, attracting events that will further aggravate one’s anger.
If there is a quarrel or unnecessary entanglement, just before the incident, the solar plexus rotates anticlockwise, without us knowing about it. We may think that the opposite person is unnecessarily creating problems. Therefore, when you expect a quarrel anywhere with any person, instead of blaming him, mentally command your chakras to rotate clock-wise with optimum speed. It is only intention and visualisation. Instead of seeing outside, we see inside and correct our energy centres.
Please note here that each of the chakras has to rotate at a specific speed, neither fast nor slow. That’s why we command them to run at an optimum speed.
Anger is generated from the Solar Plexus chakra, which is one of the seven chakras. It is below the chest and above your navel. The heart chakra is in the middle of the chest, a centre from which love flows in and out. So when both the chakras are rotated, and been commanded to spin at an optimum speed, the anger is dissipated and love is created. Love attracts Love.
Compiled from Naran’s lectures