Welcome to the Jikiden Reiki Association! The Jikiden
Reiki Association is an international community of Jikiden Reiki
practitioners and teachers supporting each other in their
practice and teaching of this form of Usui Reiki. The Jikiden
Reiki Association is dedicated to promoting communication among
Jikiden pracitioners and Jikiden teachers and to providing
information about the teaching and traditional practice of a
simple, effective and original form of Usui Reiki taught by Dr.
Chujiro Hayashi to Wasaburo Sugano and his extended family in
Ishikawa, Japan in the 1930s. Dr. Hayashi learned Reiki and the
Reiki Gokai or precepts directly from Mikao Usui the founder of
Reiki and was one of his 22 Reiki teachers or shihans. Mrs.
Chiyoko Yamaguchi, the cofounder of Jikiden Reiki took her first
Reiki seminar from Chujiro Hayashi in Ishikawa, Japan, in 1938
at the age of 17 and she practiced and taught Reiki in Japan
until she died in 2003.
The Jikiden Reiki Kenkyukai was
cofounded by Chiyoko Yamaguchi and her son
Tadao Yamaguchi. Mr.
Yamaguchi and Jikiden Reiki teachers or shihans taught by the Yamaguchis and Frank Arjava Petter are currently teaching
Jikiden Reiki seminars worldwide. Tadao Yamaguchi's highly
Light on the Origins of Reiki: A Handbook for Practicing the
Original Reiki of Usui and Hayashi gives a Japanese
spiritual, historical and cultural context to the practice and
origins of Reiki in Japan and in the world today.
word "Jikiden" means directly handed down" in Japanese. Jikiden
Reiki is closely aligned with the Reiki Gokai (Precepts) for
Health and Happiness authored by Mikao Usui and its center is
the Jikiden Reiki Kenkyukai or Jikiden Reiki Institute in Kyoto,
Japan. The Jikiden Reiki Kenkyukai is the center for the
teaching and practice of Jikiden Reiki.