Dr. Mikao Usui, Founder of the Usui System of Reiki
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The origin of Reiki can be traced back thousands of years ago to the ancient cultures of India, Tibet, China, and Japan. This technique was rediscovered in the mid-1800s by Dr. Mikao Usui of Japan.
Dr. Usui, Japanese theologian, and a missionary, was the founder of the Usui System of Reiki. He was born August 15, 1865, in the village of Yago in the Yamagata district of Gifu prefecture, Japan. Dr. Usui had an avid interest in learning and devoted his energy to his studies. Continue reading “The Origin and History of Reiki”