I’m doing a project on Buddhism and I came upon this story about Buddha’s first meditation. There was this one profound moment where Buddha was sitting under a tree; the shadow of the tree did not move…but the shadows of all the other trees around him did move. What is so “great” about this and what could it mean/symbolize?
I have taken to doing the “Be still and know” program and I have finally been able to actually relax enough to make progress.. Durring the session he constantly tells you to close your eyes and look with your third eye or “forehead” at your hand. Why exactly can you feel it? I’m not saying that it’s some mystical force..i’m just curious why the body actually registers it as something tangible…..(if that even makes sense)
I’ve been meditating for some time and i’m interested to find out what i should expect to see when I finally do open my third eye…is it a certain color or does it appear a certain way so that i should know? I try to focus my attention on the brow area and sometimes i get faint circular visions but i don’t believe that’s what i’m looking for.
This has happened twice. I start by meditating, drifting off, trying to concentrating on relaxing my mind and body. I then proceed to raise my vibration through a chakra exercise to reach a ‘trance-like’ state to contact my Spirit Guide in my psychic room. The first time I felt like something or someone was strocking my hand…like with the fingers strocking in circles and up and down. It also felt like my hand was being forced to open more. It stopped for a few minutes and then it started again. It lasted for a while and I...