So why do we really eye-gaze in tantric practice?
I’ve always known that it was important but it’s always been difficult to fully explain why and what is “supposed to happen”.
We talk about the eyes being the “windows of the soul”, so perhaps we are connecting souls. We need to learn how to be vulnerable and staring into someone’s eyes creates that. We cannot lie with our eyes and so maybe we are learning honesty. We need to practise full focus on the other, so perhaps this is good to do.
And beyond all of that, simply being in the habit of making comfortable eye-contact with people in life is a lovely way to live.
And yet, I knew that there was more than all of that.
And then yesterday, here in Greece, I was given a wonderful clue.