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Ritual - Trataka (त्राटक)

Ritual - Trataka (त्राटक)

Trataka (त्राटक) is a Sanskrit word, and means "to gaze". This meditation technique requires you to have an unwavering gaze on a single point, often the focal point is a candle flame. If you have ever focused on an open fire or flame and felt your mind clear then you have tapped into this practice. Our vision is tightly connected to our mind, our eyes are the fastest muscle in our body, and can function at 100% at any given moment, constantly sending visual messages to our brain. Practicing certain eye movement exercises (much like breathing exercises) have been proven to help manage...

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