Traditional Usui Reiki Symbols and Their Meanings
· The Key Reiki Symbols:
The key symbols or reiki symbols are the energetic keys used to enhance and access specific energies.
The different symbols quickly connect the user to the Universal life force described above. Meditate on each symbol to draw on their healing powers.
Cho ku rei The Power Symbol, is used to increase or decrease power. It may be used as a catalyst for physical healing, cleansing, or purification. It may also be used to focus one’s attention.
Sei hei ki symbolizes harmony. Its intention is purification, and it is used for mental and emotional healing. It may also be used to help people recover from past physical or emotional trauma or to unblock creative energies.
Hon sha ze sho nen is used when sending qi across long distances. Hon sha ze sho nen can also transform itself into a key that will unlock the Akashic records, which some practitioners believe to be a source of all human consciousnes
Dai ko myo, the master symbol, represents all that is reiki. The symbol is used by reiki masters only when attuning initiates. It is the symbol that heals the healers by combining the power of the harmony, power, and distance symbols.