Crystal usage is optional for Reiki and it is not completely essential to use them for every Reiki Treatment. However, some people integrate their Reiki practices with crystal healing techniques to enhance the effects.
If you are willing to use crystals in Reiki, you will have to choose a different crystal for each chakra. It is possible to place crystals near or on the body. Following crystals are used for different body parts:
|Dark blue or purple (Amethyst)||Forehead|
|Light blue or Bluish green (Aquamarine or blue lace agate)||Throat|
|Tourmaline or pink crystal (Rose Quartz)||Heart|
|Chartreuse or Coral Color (Malachite, Peridot or Moonstone)||Solar plexus area|
|Gold color (Tiger’s eye or amber)||Abdominal region|
|Deep colors (Hematite, obsidian or garnet)||Pelvic region|
How and Why crystals are incorporated into Reiki?
Reiki Masters incorporate crystals into their Reiki practice in different ways. Crystal Grid is a common way to make a pattern and place it under Reiki chair or table. Crystals need purification before cleansing and after purification, hold them one by one and make a crystal channel for energy to flow easily. Level 1 practitioner will focus on channelizing energy through crystal and level 2 practitioners will use symbols, along with crystals for channelization of Reiki energy. After energy channelization, you can place a particular pattern for the same. An example for this is Star of David Pattern, which has a layout for placing crystals with one for foot and one for head. The other four points lie on shoulder and hip area.
There are different patterns to be experimented with crystal and you will have to practically see which one works well for you. If you channelize energy through Reiki and include crystals in your session, it will encourage the positivity in your approach. It might help you in focusing on your session and visualizing Reiki from a deeper prospect. If you are expert in crystal knowledge and know about the issues of your clients, it is feasible to guide them to choose an appropriate crystal form. Like, amethyst is suggested for people having anxiety or stress problems.
The usage of crystals in Reiki is a modern concept and people found that these things complement each other in a right way. If you want to expand your practice in Reiki, crystals can be a great way for channelizing universal energy in a right direction.
Healing properties in crystals
It is a known fact that crystals and gems have some sort of treatment properties. Crystals can channelize the energy into a right direction and encourage positivity. The healing properties for every color are different and hence, you can use it according to various problems in body. It is always required to allow energy flow to go in a direction, where it can serve you in the best way.
The primary thing used by people is to put clear quartz crystals around your body to generate energy grid in the body of recipient. It creates a platform to send Reiki energy to recipient and enhances the power of basic treatment of procedure. It can also be implemented for distance Reiki sessions through which the recipient’s name is written and quartz crystals are spread around it to leave an impact of Reiki and crystals together. There can be another way to draw a symbol in front of you and holding crystal in your hands for beginning distant Reiki. There are many people illustrating desired outcomes with crystal and reiki impacts. There is a book named ‘Crystal Bible’, which mentions the use of each crystal and its impacts on the body. Some people use a unique way of combining crystals with Reiki by putting crystals on the body of recipient. They treat it as a way to balance chakras and channelize energy into a right direction.
There are different ways for combining healing powers of Reiki and crystals and you can learn it better by focusing on the methods suiting you the most.
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