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Blinking meditation

KeromeKerome Did I fall in the forest?Europe Veteran

Have you ever tried it? It's very interesting.. if you blink your eyes several times in succession and focus your attention fiercely up, you will experience a kind of expansion. If you keep doing it you can extend further and further. For me it causes my feet to start tingling quite intensely. It seems to cleanse the attention of noise... or maybe that's just me.

I was doing this just after some vipassāna, so that's why I thought of it as a form of meditation...

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  • ShoshinShoshin No one in particular Nowhere Special Veteran

    When I first read the title "Blinking Meditation" my first thought was of someone becoming annoyed with meditation practice...

    Blinking =used to express annoyance... :)

    yagrBunks
  • DhammaDragonDhammaDragon Carpe Diem switzerland Veteran
    edited May 13

    During my stint with a Dzogchen sangha, we meditated with half-opened eyes and breathed through the mouth.
    It was interesting, but I never got used to it.
    Personally, I prefer not to experiment with my meditation for bodily sensations but keep it simple and to the point, with the purpose of stilling my mind and for development of insight.
    Otherwise, it feels like missing the forest for the tree.

    yagr
  • KeromeKerome Did I fall in the forest? Europe Veteran

    Imagine what it might have been if I had said 'bleeding meditation' or 'blinding meditation'...

    Shoshin
  • SpinyNormanSpinyNorman It's still all old bollocks Veteran

    @Shoshin said:
    When I first read the title "Blinking Meditation" my first thought was of someone becoming annoyed with meditation practice...

    Blinking =used to express annoyance... :)

    Yus, it's bleedin' confusing. :p

  • ShoshinShoshin No one in particular Nowhere Special Veteran
    edited May 13

    @SpinyNorman said:

    Yus, it's bleedin' confusing. :p

    Bloody oath mate :wink:

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