The 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.
The International Jikiden Reiki Kenkyukai or Jikiden Reiki Institute in Kyoto, Japan
is the worlwide center for the teaching and practice of Jikiden Reiki.
See the Jikiden Reiki Kenkykai Head
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
(Head Office) which is located in Kyoto Japan and is the World
Center for Jikiden Reiki was cofounded by Chiyoko Yamaguchi and her son Tadao Yamaguchi.
Mr. Yamaguchi and Jikiden Reiki teachers -Shihans and Shiankakus- taught by the Yamaguchis,
Frank Arjava Petter
and authorized Dai Shihans are currently teaching Jikiden Reiki seminars worldwide.