Karuna is a sanskrit word used in hinduism and zen. It means any action to diminsh suffering of others or compassionate action. When individuals experience enlightement they report that all beings are known as one. therefore it is natural to extend karuna to everyone without distiction because we are all one. Karuna reiki means compassionate energy or as it is more appropriately 'The way of Compassionate Energy'. It is healing and spreading the compassion of the creator to all, and all creation. Karuna Reiki is a heart centered healing. It is a loving , heart centered compassionate healing art. It works best with the focus on the loving compassion of all creation flowing through you. This is a healing art and meditative practice designed to cultaivate compassion.