This is the process by which a Reiki teacher (often called a reiki master) passes on the ability to channel the Reiki energy. In order for anyone to personally connect with Reiki and use this energy system for themselves and for others the must receive an attunement (sometimes called initiation or empowerment). This step can not be taken lightly. This attunement should be considered permanent.
Some symptoms that may showman after an attunemnet include: