A Scientific Perspective of Reiki
As we have seen that Reiki means Universal Life Force energy. In this section let us see what science has to say about Life Force Energy (LFE).
What is Life Force Energy (LFE)?
LFE is an auto-energizing force which forms the substratum of the Universe, both to maintain, and to destroy for further creation. It permeates each individual as well as the Universe at all levels. It acts as physical energy, mental energy, where the mind gathers information; and as intellectual energy, where information is examined and filtered. All that vibrates in this Universe is LFE: heat, light, gravity, magnetism, vigor, power, vitality, electricity & life are all forms of LFE. It is the cosmic personality, potent in all beings and non-beings. It is the prime mover of all activity. It is the wealth of life. This self-energizing force is the principle of life and consciousness.
Life Force Energy is the ultimate building block of the universe. All matter in the universe is ultimately made up of atoms which inturn is made up of sub-atomic particles protons, neutrons and electrons. These are ultimately made up of Super- Strings.
According to Superstring Theory (“A Theory Of Everything”) -
Each string is unimaginably small, about 10^20, or 100 billion billion times smaller than a proton, and can vibrate only in a space-time consisting of higher dimensions.
Reiki works on multiple dimensions similar to that of the Superstrings. It makes healing happen by restructuring and organising the inconsistancies in the pattern of the superstring that leads to various dis-ease. Reiki has inate intelligence that makes this possible. Thus establishing health and harmony by working at the level of the Super Strings that exist at higher dimensions (ten dimensions - according to the Superstring Theory).
Brief and Straightforward Guide: What is Superstring Theory?
Superstring Theory, sometimes called the Theory of Everything, is thought by some to be the unifying field theory Einstein sought before his death. String theory is the first mathematically sound theory that reconciles the world of the infinitesimally small, with the world we know at large. It unites Einstein's Theory of Relativity with quantum physics and offers a potential explanation for the Big Bang.
Prior to string theory, subatomic particles were envisioned as tiny balls or points of energy. String theory works on the premise that the tiniest subatomic bits that make up the elements of atoms actually behave like vibrating strings. The strings of string theory are so small that physicist Brian Greene has analogized that if a single atom were enlarged to occupy the footprint of our solar system, a string would still be no larger than a tree.
Because these tiny vibrating strings are responsible for the properties of all matter, the cosmos has been likened to a cosmic symphony of superstrings. While poetically appealing, the strength of string theory is that it accounts for all four known forces in one elegant theory. These fundamental forces are gravity; the strong and weak nuclear forces; and electromagnetism.
One of the surprising elements of string theory is that it requires extra dimensions to be free of mathematical anomalies. Scientists added an extra six dimensions, initially, for a total of ten. The six dimensions were predicted to be contained in tiny curled up formations at every point within our three-dimensional space.
But there was a problem: string theorists came up with several theories that all seemed to be correct. Ultimately scientists found that adding an eleventh dimension mathematically explained all of the seemingly different string theories as different aspects of the same theory. The one theory to rule them all is known as M-theory.
The eleventh dimension of string theory predicts a new kind of string, stretched infinitely long to create what is termed a floating membrane, or brane. According to string theory, infinite branes exist that each supports a separate but parallel universe. In this wildly exotic neighborhood the “problematic” force of gravity was also explained.
While the Standard Model of physics had already united three of the known forces, gravity remained elusive. Part of the problem was that gravity was such a weak force relative to the others. String theory mathematically predicts that gravity is weak because it is only leaking here from a parallel universe. How is this possible?
String theorists explain that strings can be open or closed. Open-ended strings have one endpoint attached to the brane on which they reside, keeping matter contained within that brane. Our bodies are believed to be made from open-ended strings. This explains why we can't reach into or interact with other dimensions. Close-ended strings, however, are like tiny rings, unattached to their brane, able to “leak” away from it; which brings us to gravity.
Gravity is thought to be transferred via massless, hypothetical particles called gravitons. If gravitons were made from close-ended strings, scientists theorized, gravity might be leaking off our brane. It sounded good but it didn't work mathematically. However, the opposite hypothetical did work. Gravity appears, according to string theory, to be leaking to our brane from a parallel universe. Fantastically, this notion is mathematically sound.
Finally, string theory offers a possible explanation for the Big Bang. It had long bothered scientists that although they could plot the stages of the Big Bang backwards to the singularity, the initial cause for the event was without explanation. Now string theorists believe that two branes colliding could have caused the Big Bang event.
String theory's biggest challenge is that much of it is not provable. Scientists can't test other dimensions, study migrating gravitons, or peek between the curtains of floating branes to witness a Big Bang event. For this reason string theory has many detractors and critics. Some scientists believe that without the ability to prove the theory, it is not true science at all. Nevertheless, proponents of string theory seem confident that proof of various sorts will come with technological progress and time. As many string theorists have quipped, "Something this elegant can't be wrong!"