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reiki (ˈreɪkɪ Pronunciation for reiki



  1. a form of therapy in which the practitioner is believed to channel energy into the patient in order to encourage healing or restore wellbeing

Word Origin

Japanese, from rei universal + ki life force

Example Sentences Including 'reiki'

I did everything from sports massage and reiki healing to hypnotherapy and management.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
I was there to help with her pain because I do reiki , which is healing with the hands.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
In Japan, reiki healing was developed in the 1800s, based on ancient Tibetan Buddhist healing techniques.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
Meanwhile, reiki , the art/ science of channelling energy to heal has also made an entry.
India Today (1999)
More and more people are becoming attuned to energy, whether it be through yoga, chi kung, reiki or Tantra.
Amoda MOVING INTO ECSTASY: An Urban Mystic's Guide to Movement, Music and Meditation (2001)
The Kildare move allowed her to strike out on a new path as a holistic healer in the Tibetan reiki tradition.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)


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