The pineal gland is a pea-sized gland shaped like a pine cone, located in the vertebrate brain near the pituitary gland and hypothalamus.
Also known as the third eye, it is a revered tool of mystics and seers and thought to be the organ of supreme universal connection.
The third eye opens naturally, but the process is gradual, and you can not expect it to work after just a few meditation sessions.
The first step towards igniting the flame within the sixth chakra is to be reconciled with yourself and measure the importance of spirituality in your life.
Here are a few questions you should ask yourself:
How do you define spirituality and how does spirituality define you?
How does meditation affect your life? Did you notice any difference?
How do you feel about the third eye?
What is most important to you – to love yourself or to love temporary experiences?
What do you think the third eye is and how do you think it will affect your life?
You have to be honest with yourself before exploring spirituality and experiencing all that this area has to offer.
Honestly answer all of the above questions and see what kinds of emotions are triggered if you want to work harder at improving the quality of life by practicing meditation and self-love.
How To Activate The Third Eye Naturally?
The third eye is part of our energetic body, has been with us since the birth of our physical body and has been activated since then.
If you can remember, try to analyze the experiences you lived around the age of 3-5 and reflect on things like trust, truth, and will.
In childhood, before the mind passes into a conditioned state, we are very sensitive and we experience all that life has to offer. It is very common for people to reach adulthood with severe depression, anxiety, fears about life, self, and the future.
The period between the ages of 6 and 20 is so intense and overwhelming that we are completely lost in the illusion of materialism and selfishness. How are these things correlated with the opening of the third eye?
When we start a spiritual practice, such as meditation, and invest in faith and trust, we begin to see the real investment in our reality. And this reality is not so different from our childhood. The third eye is a direct link to intuition and knowledge.
We become more confident because we have a sense of knowledge and understanding of our lives.
Nothing is more satisfying than knowing how to think about things, even when we find it difficult.
We begin to see things more clearly, which allows truth to manifest in our heart and mind, and the selfish illusion of everyday life does not bother us anymore. All the abilities we had during our childhood are starting to return to us in adult life.
By allowing you to become more in tune with yourself and the universe, an open third eye is important to your spiritual evolution.
At the same time, there are also some negative aspects that may occur after the opening of the third eye.
The Dark Side Of The Third Eye Chakra Opening
#1 Ending Relationships
With the opening of the third eye, there is a remarkable ability to identify the truth.
As a result, the true nature of relationships is revealed, and strong previous relationships may suddenly seem superficial and meaningless.
Discontent becomes more obvious, and minor day-to-day disappointments can become intolerable.
Consequently, interpersonal relationships can suffer extraordinary changes along with the accidental opening of the third eye.
#2 Detachment From Reality
The human mind, without the influence of an opened third eye, is accustomed to experiencing the world in certain ways.
It creates a sense of “grounding” in a common reality, and when the third eye opens accidentally, the current reality is strongly affected, and one becomes aware of other plans of reality.
There is often a sense of detachment, accompanied by a feeling that nothing is real and that everything seems to be a deception.
#3 Headaches and Weight Sensations
People whose third eye has opened may experience headaches. In addition to the headaches, they can also experience a feeling that the body is heavier, although they haven’t gained weight.
This can be attributed to a change in the energy flow through the chakras.
If it’s not balanced, the passage of energy through the body can become disrupted.
Everything is interconnected and when part of the system does not work properly, it can spread dysfunctionality to other parts of the system as well.
”If meditate on the third eye and have headaches, it means you are trying to pull in too much power from the occult chakra,” explained Frederick Lenz. ”The danger is obsession.”
#4 Dreams Become More Vivid, Intense, and Bizarre
When the third eye opens, the dream state becomes more receptive to receiving messages from higher planes.
In the mind of the dreamer whose third eye is opened, these messages mix with normal dreams and cause a chaotic and contradictory experience that can have a profound impact on sleep.
It is not unusual for someone who is confronted with such things to take medication to force a more restful sleep; however, this can again lead to the closing of the third eye.
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#5 Dramatic Change Of The Senses
When the third eye opens, it has an impact on all other senses. For instance, colors may look brighter or more intense.
It is also possible to notice strange or unexpected odors, and the flavors of known foods may seem similar and yet considerably different.
New sounds can be heard, and the sense of touch seems different. This experience may seem hallucinogenic to some.
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Do not try to force the opening of the third eye!
Most people will not succeed anyway. No matter how many courses you will take, and how many “masters” you will see, your spiritual eye will not open unless you are clean inside, in your thoughts.
”Many people meditate in order that a third eye may open,” said Mata Amritanandamayi. ”For that, they feel they should close their two physical eyes. They thereby become blind to the world. But the fact is that the third eye will never open.”
At the same time, if you do force the opening of the spiritual eye, from the desire to see the future or to have the ability to observe auras and chakras, you expose yourself to great dangers.
You must first have a high spiritual and energetic level in order not to be horrified by seeing how many entities walk around the astral around us, and especially among humans.
Whoever forces the opening of the third eye and somehow succeeds risks becoming possessed by an entity of the lower astral plane.
More importantly, whoever is fooled by false gurus or spiritual masters that they will help open the spiritual eye in the course of a few lessons may divert their destiny or become the slaves of these impostors.
Therefore, it is much wiser to follow the spiritual principles of purity in thoughts, words, and deeds, and then the Supreme Consciousness (God) will give each and every one of us what we deserve.
In this kind of situations, the rule applies:
“Whatever measure you use to give – large or small – will be used to measure what is given back to you.”
What you think and do will return tenfold, so we will all receive our rewards sooner or later.
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