The Reiki Precepts (Ideals)

The secret of inviting happiness through many blessings

The spiritual medicine for all illness

Just for Today..

Do not anger

Do not worry

Be grateful

Be honest in your work

Be compassionate to yourself and others

Do gassho every morning and evening

Keep in your mind and recite

The five Reiki precepts are a major part of the system of Reiki. Students of Reiki are guided by these principles to help with their personal development and self healing. Considering each one in turn on a regular basis can help to deepen your practice of Reiki as they are central to the whole system. Your exploration of the precepts as part of any study of Reiki brings inner rewards which can contribute to your overall health and happiness. They have been translated in many ways, above is one of the most common translations, below is another.

The secret art of inviting happiness

The miraculous medicine of all diseases

Just for today,

Be free of anger

Be free of worry

Be grateful for your many blessings

Be honest in your dealings with others

Be kind to others

In every morning and evening, join your hand in prayer,

Pray these words to your heart and chant these words with your mouth

"Usui Reiki Treatment for Improvement of Body and Mind"

The Founder, Mikao Usui

This short Youtube video is a recitation of the Reiki precepts in Japanese.