"The English word, 'Reiki' has been derived from the Japanese word, Reiki, meaning ""mysterious atmosphere or spiritual energy"". The system of Reiki was developed by Mikao Usui in 1922 while performing Isyu Guo, a twenty-one day Buddhist training course held on Mount Kurama. The book contains all about the traditional Japanese Reiki and the Western Reiki, explained by the author in detail. The salient features of the book are: Uses of Reiki in Everyday Situations, Five Principles of Reiki, How to Heal with Reiki, The Human Energy Body - Meridians, Aura & Chakras, The Various Hand Positions to Heal Oneself and Others, etc. So Friends, the book is a must read for people of all age groups, as it comprehensively deals with Reiki, which is definitely the most effective and wonderful tool of Alternative Healing in the Modern World. There are about 47 other Alternative Therapies briefly discussed in the book like: Aroma Therapy, Acupuncture, Colour Therapy, Chinese Herbal Medicines, etc. "