Certification levels of Gendai Reiki



Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakkai, meaning "Usui Reiki Healing Method Learning Society", is the name of the society of Reiki Masters founded by Mikao Usui. This society remained secret for many years. Now through world communication technologies we are privileged to know of the Gakkai. Though many of their teachings still remain secret, Sensei Hiroshi Doi, a member of the Gakkai shares Usui Reiki knowledge with the rest of the world through Gendai Reiki Ho. Though more and more is being released through Gendai Reiki Ho, the Gakkai continues to be a hermetic society. Hiroshi Doi, Sensei (Founder of Gendai Reiki Ho and member of Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakkai) developed Gendai Reiki Ho to honor Usui Sensei's wishes that Usui Reiki be shared with the World. Gendai Reiki is taught in four levels, Shoden, Okuden, Shinpiden and Gokuikaiden.


Level 1 - Shoden (Reiki I)

Mikao Usui's intention in his creation of the Usui Reiki system was to leave a spiritual path towards Anshin Ritsumei, towards the state of Satori, we in the west call enlightenment. That is the search of a state of calmness and perfect harmony, regardless of what happens around us. This is also the purpose in opening the energy channel in level 1. In this level you will learn to unconditionally embrace your Reiki channel. You will have the energy Path open to improve your channeling condition via attunements and the practices of breath awareness, meditation, and visualization, self-purification and self-empowerment techniques. You will also receive the healing techniques created by Usui Sensei, which go beyond hand positions. These techniques are applicable in self-treatment and treatments of others, and they are applied to attain equilibrium in the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual levels.


Level 2 - Okuden (Reiki II)

In the second level of Gendai Reiki you will work in depth with self-healing/purification and the healing of others. You will learn a series of techniques created by Mikao Usui in order to accelerate the healing processes. You will also receive the first three symbols to aid your development. The second level constitutes an important step in the deepening of the contact with Reiki energy speeding us up in the path towards Anshin Ritsumei, spiritual fulfillment.


Level 3 - Shinpiden (Master Practitioner, The Spiritual Dimension)

The third level transmits an empowering transcendence in the process of self-realization. The practitioner deepens his/her connection with his/her spiritual self through Reiki embellished meditations, visualizations, and breathing techniques. You receive the fourth and last symbol and learn to go beyond the need for symbols. After Level 3 Your Reiki Healing & Spiritual Growth training is complete.


Level 4 - Gokuikaiden (Master's teaching degree)

Level 4 - Gokuikaiden (Master's teaching degree) In the fourth and last level in all of Usui's teachings are completed. You learn to transmit all the levels of Usui Reiki Ryoho maintaining impeccable ethics, and staying far away of dogmatism. Through learning attuning techniques and experiencing Reiju, you will be empowered with a deeper connection and resonance with Reiki's energy, connecting yourself with Reiki's essence and wisdom. Once the course is finished you will receive a certificate with the title of Shihan (teacher) in Gendai Reiki, which has international recognition. You will be the bearer of a very potent Reiki lineage, occupying the fifth place after Mikao Usui in the Japanese lineage. Also, you will have the support of the manuals of all the levels of the Gendai Reiki Association in Japan, to make sure the transmission of the sacred teachings is pure and reliable. Lineage's detail: Lineage: the energetic transmission from Teacher to Teacher. Mikao Usui: Creator of the Reiki system in Japan and First President of the Usui Reiki Ryoho Gakkai (Reiki Japanese Association founded in 1922). Taketomi: Third President of the Gakkai, initiated by Usui. Koyama: Sixth President of the Gakkai, initiated by Taketomi. Hiroshi Doi: President of the Gendai Reiki Healing Association, member of Usui's Gakkai, Initiated by Kimiko Koyama. Audrey Pearson & James Pearson initiated by Doi Sensei. Audrey & James teach Gendai Reiki from their Schools Gendai Reiki America & Gendai Reiki IOW England.