What happens when you candle gaze? The practice, also known as trataka, involves focusing on a single object, such as a candle, for a few minutes or longer. Candle gazing meditation may improve focus, cognition, mental health, sleep, and spiritual wellness.
Is candle gazing good for eyes? Make sure the flame of the candle is as steady as possible. This practice will help to relax and strengthen the muscles around the eyes by relieving nervous tension. The tears that are shed will clean the dirt and impurities from the eyes leaving them clear, bright and radiant.
How do you candle gaze meditation? Stare at the candle and allow it to be the main focus of your mind. Hold your eyes steady even if you feel distracted or bored. Your eyes may begin to water, but hold steady and the sensation will pass. If you blink or get distracted, just return your attention to the flame.
What is Trataka candle gazing? Trataka is a candle gazing meditation technique that uses sight to bring stillness to the body and mind. You can practice Trataka using any object—a star, a point on the wall, the ground in front of you. Trataka is traditionally practiced using an actual candle flame.