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Term: Tratak


An ancient method of inducing a meditative state through gazing at a single point. Typical examples of this focal point include a black spot or a candle flame.

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How to Practice Tratak
by Joe H. Slate and Carl Llewellyn Weschcke
Introduction: This simple exercise of producing a vivid image floating in space before your eyes can be a profound experience. While it has a physiological basis it nevertheless creates a true mental image external to the body. Tratak is a yogic technique used to stimulate the brow ...