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*LCS Certification* Reiki 1 Attunement - Savitri Sriharan
Sat 15 April 2017, 10:00 – 17:00 BST
A Reiki attunement can be a powerful sacred time for those who receive it. When a Reiki Master initiates a student, they are gifted with the ability to then channel Reiki energy through their own hands - to heal oneself & others. We are all born with the gift to heal, and channel energy. Reiki is one form of healing system, accessing this energy through powerful attunements for the hands and body. Following an initiation the student becomes a Reiki Practitioner Certificate & Reiki manual provided.
A Reiki initiation (attunement) is passed down by a Reiki Master through a series of sacred rituals.
A Reiki attunement is an initiation to open up crown, heart, and palm chakras to allow Reiki energies to flow through. Reiki attunements open a channel for the Reiki energy to flow from practitioner's hands to the client.
There are 4 attunements in total. The actual attunement process for all four initiations are secret and kept so for sacred reasons. The initiation involves the student sitting on a chair with their eyes closed and hands together in a prayer position. The Reiki Master then moves around the student operating various sacred rituals, which eventually after the second day of initiation will result in a Reiki practitioner.
Throughout the whole initiation process, the Reiki Master and the newly initiated practitioner are constantly giving Reiki treatments to each other. Here, the new Reiki practitioner is taught the various body positions that are more conducive to Reiki energy as well as all the necessary information required by Reiki I. The practitioner is taught how to give hands-on as well as hands-off techniques, something that has been rediscovered in the West quite recently. This diversity of healing allows the Reiki practitioner to then improvise and innovate with their healing when they leave.
Anyone, with any beliefs, can become a Reiki practitioner
A Reiki attunement has three primary benefits
Firstly it paves the way for the student being attuned to undergo a powerful spiritual transformation that lasts for the rest of their lives. Being attuned means that one is baptised with cosmic Divine energy that can literally change lives for the better. The Reiki initiation opens a practitioner to receive and channel more universal energy, which allows them greater connection to Source as well as their Higher Selves (Inner Spirit). As we connect with Spirit more and more, we remember the reality of who we are – Spiritual beings having a human experience – it is here where we begin to experience true miracles in our lives.
The second benefit is that once attuned, an individual immediately becomes a Reiki practitioner. This means that they now have the ability to heal themselves using Reiki. Self-healing can be practised daily to allow Universal energy to permeate all levels of being – leading to a calmer, vibrant and more fulfilling life. Physical pains can be self-healed as well as emotional and mental turbulence that we often feel in our lives.
The third benefit, of course, is the ability to offer others the wonderful gift of a Reiki treatment session. Giving Reiki sessions not only help to heal and balance a recipient but also wonderfully healing the practitioner whilst he/she gives the healing. Many Reiki practitioners choose not to pursue professional engagement and enjoy wonderful lives with the ability to self-heal and to heal others if they choose. And of course, many choose to professional engage in Reiki treatment to learn deeper healing techniques (as with Reiki II and Reiki III: Master Teacher Training).
Anyone can receive a Reiki attunement. There is no way that someone “cannot be good" at Reiki. Once initiated through the attunement process, an individual becomes a Reiki practitioner for life. Also remember that there is no wrong way to give Reiki since the energy that is channelled is intelligent in itself. Therefore Reiki energy will always work for the highest good of the recipient and the practitioner.
• Receiving a healing session from your Reiki Master
• Hearing about the history of Reiki, where it originated. Who is Usui?
• Four Reiki attunements throughout the day by your Reiki Master
• Learning to use your newly opened-hands for healing on others in the workshop
• Learning where hand placements are when giving a Reiki treatment, through experience with others
• Discussion time about experiences as well as time open to others
• Learning about the Reiki gateways: Reiki Share & Others
• Certificate in Reiki I, recognised by the UK Reiki Federation
• Reiki Manual - detailing sacred information, hand placements and techniques to bring Reiki into your life. This will be emailed to yourself
Preparing for your Reiki Attunement
This is for guidance only and not to be taken as gospel. Reiki Attunements work whatever the state of the being. A simple act of wanting to receive allow the energy to flow faster. Below are some traditional guidelines:
* Eliminate or reduce intake of meat, fowl, or fish from your diet 3 days prior to your class date. Not necessary but beneficial.
* Lower your intake of alcohol for at least 3 days prior to the attunement. Preferably none, to clear your energetic field.
* If you are on any type of medication, continue to take it as prescribed prior to and on the day of attunement.
* Smokers should take care to smoke as little as possible for the day prior to the class date and on the day of the attunement.
* Become conscious of outside stimulation (television, radio, computers, newspapers). Observe with detachment.
* If possible, find moments of solitude. Meditation and spending time with nature (walks, sitting beside streams, etc.).
* Be gentle with yourself. Try not to tackle any tasks, physically or emotionally that will deplete your energies.
* You may choose a water or juice fast for 1 to 3 days prior to the attunement. (This is optional and a rare luxury). Try to drink plenty of water.
Please arrive at least 15 minutes early (and check the tube/train travel for any weekend planned engineering works, in case you may have to leave earlier)
Nearest tube is: South Harrow (which is on the Piccadilly line)
"A lovely, full-on day. Grateful for how the day was organized: felt very well 'looked-after' and enjoyed the order of the day. Am enjoying the first days of exploring this new 'thing' : -) Really appreciated Savitri's approach: very clear. Many thanks to everyone <3"
"It was a fantastic experience. And the energy during the event was out of this world. Really and truly worth it. Many thanks to my Reiki Master Savitri Sriharan."
"This was a beautifully run course Savitri teaches from the heart"
Your Facilitator: Savitri Sriharan, LCS Reiki Master
Savitri Sriharan, a former medical professional at St. Mary's Medical Hospital in London and subsequent Maths and English tutor, had a powerful spiritual awakening in 2000. Since then, she has rapidly developed a unique connection to Spirit, allowing her to initiate remarkable healing sessions with clients as well as numerous visionary, auditory and sensory experiences. She welcomes all to experience the energy she is able to channel in her sessions. Savitri is trained in Usui Reiki & Tera Mai Reiki. She also trained personally with Eastern-based chakra techniques with Martin Brofman. Savitri also specialises in balancing children, especially those who have been labelled as hyperactive, ADHD and autistic - giving these children a much-needed calming of their deeper sensory energetic systems. Savitri has worked at LCS for nearly a decade attuning over 700 of this group to awaken the inner gift of Healing.