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How to use Reiki to cut energetic cords?

Is it time for you to move on with your life leaving behind past and old relationships with fresh energy?If yes, there is nothing better to get a new start than by leaving behind every trace of old relationships, past actions or even, your old habits by cutting energetic cords. With every relationship in our life, we exchange energy to form a connecting cord with each other. In order to get fresh start, it is essential to cut these cords as keeping these cords intact can only hold us back.

As every energetic cord can affect you positively or negatively as it can drain out your energy, it is very important to get rid of unnecessary energetic cords created by past relationships. To cut energetic cords, anyone can take help from Reiki as it is a very useful method to get rid of all the unnecessary energetic cords in order to start with fresh and positive energy.

  1. Have Clear Intention. The first and most important factor before seeing a Reiki master or doing it yourself for cutting cord is to have a clear intention to disconnect from your energetic cords.
  2. Do It Yourself Reiki. You have two ways to use Reiki for cutting energetic cords. Either find a Reiki master or do it yourself by following simple steps in this article.
  3. Ground Yourself. If you have decided to use Reiki on your own, first step is to ground yourself by drawing your energy down to earth. Feel that you have roots inside the ground. Feel as if you are strongly connected to the earth’s core.
  4. Feel Energy. Next step is to develop sensitivity in your hands so that you can feel your energy. For this, start with rubbing your hands for a while and then hold them near to each other (1 to 2 inch) and feel energy in the space between your hands. Slowly separate your hands and move your hands towards your body still feeling that energy to transfer it to your body.
  5. Developing Scanning Techniques. To cut energetic cords, you must first learn to sense a cord in your aura. This can be done through scanning your aura. With your intuition and developed sensitivity of your hands, you can scan and find cords you want to remove from your aura. While scanning your aura, you may feel that your aura thickens into a rope like shape, an indication of a cord.
  6. Cutting energetic cords. Once you find an energetic cords and the person the cord belongs to, you can then cut it to get rid of the energy that person shares with you. Think that your hands are very sharp. Use your imaginary sharp hands close to your body on the cord to cut it. Imagine that the energy now moved back to the person it belongs to.
  7. Healing the spot. To help the “wound” that’s left behind when a cord is cut heal better and faster, wrap both ends of the cord in golden, loving light.

Don’t worry about accidentally cutting a “good” cord which was giving both of you positive, uplifting energy. If a cord is meant to be there, it will just form right back shortly. Just have the highest good in mind :).

Following these steps may help you in getting rid of unwanted energetic cords using Reiki. You will feel lighter, with peace and with a new sense of freedom. If you are still unsatisfied with results, you can always turn to Reiki master to seek help.

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{ 17 comments… add one }
  • A.Suresh Rao August 24, 2013, 10:56 am

    Thanks a lot for given clear information to cut cord connection with reiki and finding of cord by scanning method

  • Marianne Nilsson September 18, 2013, 11:21 am

    Tack så mycket <3

  • Barbara Kowitt September 24, 2013, 5:33 pm

    I am interested in finding a reiki master in the Sacramento, CA area. I prefer a master who uses the hovering technique rather than the hands on.

    • Ester December 7, 2018, 6:20 pm

      Hi there I’m in Beaumont CA. You can learn and be attuned to Reiki via distant work. It’s best to pull cords not cut. Would you cut a weed? No you will have remaining root, same w energy cords.

  • Sam July 7, 2014, 8:19 am

    How do you scan the aura?

  • Jackie August 19, 2014, 3:53 am

    My only suggestion to this would be to provide some serious time/space between you and the person you are cutting cords with – at least for 72 hours if not more. They may sense what you are about to do without realizing it. They may become hostile or contact you out of the blue. You may become flooded with their negativity if faced with this person too soon. Like a fire hydrant spraying uncontrollably. Proceed with confidence and love and the purest of intentions, and if in doubt, rather than cut the cord entirely, fertilize it with love and light until you know your energy will be safe from backlash. Do not be fearful of the process or results, as the benefits are delicious and freeing, but this is a tricky technique to master and some cords may be so deep or tightly wound enough to require the assistance of a master. Thanks for sharing this knowledge and I hope my comment is not pushin it 😉

  • muzna August 19, 2014, 12:55 pm

    Thanks to both RR and Jakie for sharing this technique and points to do it safely… but I’ll repeat Sam’s question again… how to SCAN the aura?

  • Poonam August 20, 2014, 7:02 am

    I have tried this …….. and it really works …….. makes one feel so v light and full of love ……… no ill-feelings towards anyone ………. one is filled with love and happiness ………… and feelings of the highest good for everyone !

  • Habiba September 17, 2014, 3:06 am

    My boyfriend takes a lot of energy from me. I don’t mind. But I’m worried when he takes too much I feel drained and can’t get the energy back soon enough.: is there anyway I can allow only a certain quantity to be taken from me.

  • Mona September 17, 2014, 9:07 am

    This has really helped. Thanks for the article. I have recently tried to cut chords with a long time friend whose intentions I m not clear about. Its emotionally very draining. Also I have trust issues. When I did, it felt like chord was bleeding out. Took a long healing. Also the friend is still trying to pull back. What should I do cut the ties to a minimum or no contact.

  • Wendy October 16, 2014, 5:45 pm

    Thank you for this article. Very informative. The only part I’m having difficulty with is after finding the cord. How do you follow it to a certain person?

  • Manashi October 25, 2014, 4:53 am

    Please help me …. How can I scan the aura ?

  • Jeanne January 24, 2015, 2:30 pm

    You can scan your aura by slowing moving your outstretched hands slowly around the body, about 2-3 inches from the body. I set my intention, breathe deeply and soften the focus of my eyes. Then I start moving my hands slowly over a person’s body to feel for ‘thick’ areas, ‘hot’ places or cords. Once I feel something, I hover back and forth to locate the center of the area and then do the healing work or cut the cords. It takes a little practice, but everyone can eventually sense energy. Good luck!

    • muzna January 25, 2015, 2:44 pm

      Thanx for the explaination.

  • Gulsah Yaman February 28, 2015, 12:29 pm

    why we dont need The Reiki symbols here? So everyone who had not The Reiki attunement can do this. I would recoment The power symbol during this proces

  • Kimberlie Eddy January 15, 2018, 11:00 pm

    What part of the energetic body should we scan? The etheric body, is that where cords attach, or is it farther out?

  • reiki terapija December 30, 2019, 3:15 am

    I love to use reiki master .. your blog definitely helps us to finding..

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