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reiki (ˈreɪkɪ)
a form of therapy in which the practitioner is believed to channel energy into the patient in order to encourage healing or restore wellbeing
[Japanese, from rei universal + ki life force]

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Main Entry:  reiki
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a type of ancient healing involving gentle massage therapy and deep relaxation; also written Reiki, also called Reiki system, [Reiki therapy], Usui method, Usui system, Usui Reiki
Etymology:  Japanese rei 'universal energy' + ki 'life force'; developed in the early 1900's by Mikao Usui in Japan
Main Entry:  Reiki
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See reiki's 21st Century Lexicon
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