03/28/09 – 11:36am (the pineal gland)


The symbol of the All-Seeing-EYE, has always been part of Earth’s creation
mythologies and mysteries.

In Ancient Egypt, is was symbolized by the Eye of Horus.

The symbol was passed down, through the ancient mystery teachings and and can
be found on the American dollar bill.

Why the symbol of the EYE?

The eye is the observer of reality – or the illusion of reality.

In the physical body, your eyes look outward – though it views objects upside down.
It next sends the message of what it observes… to the brain, which interprets the
image and makes it appear right side up to us.

But the human body has another physical eye, whose function has long been
recognized by humanity.

It is called the ‘Third Eye’ which in reality, is the Pineal Gland. It is the Spiritual
Third Eye, our Inner Vision, and it is considered the Seat of the Soul. It is located
in the geometric center of the cranium.

The pineal gland is cone – shaped.

The Pineal Gland is about the size of a pea, and is in the center of the brain in
a tiny cave, behind and above the pituitary gland, which lies a little behind the root
of the nose. It is located directly behind the eyes, attached to the third ventricle.

The true function of this mysterious gland, has long been contemplated by
philosophers and Spiritual Adepts. Ancient Greeks believed the pineal gland,
to be our connection to the Realms of Thought. Descartes called it, the Seat of
the Soul.

This gland is activated by Light, and it controls the various biorhythms of the body.
It works in harmony with the hypothalamus gland, which directs the body’s thirst,
hunger, sexual desire and the biological clock, that determines our aging process.

When the pineal gland awakens, one feels a pressure at the base of the brain.
This pressure will often be experienced, when connecting to higher frequency.
A head injury, can also activate the Third Eye – Pineal Gland.

While the physiological function of the pineal gland, has been unknown until
recent times, mystical traditions and esoteric schools, have long known, this area
in the middle of the brain, to be the connecting link… between the physical and
spiritual worlds.

Considered the most powerful and highest source of ethereal energy, available
to humans, the pineal gland has always been important, in initiating supernatural
powers. Development of Psychic Talents… has been closely associated with this
organ of higher vision.

The third eye can see beyond the physical…

The pineal gland contains a complete map, of the visual field of the eyes, and
it plays several significant roles in human functioning. There is a pathway from
the retinas to the hypothalamus, called the retinohypothalamic tract. It brings information, about light and dark cycles, to a region of the hypothalamus, called
the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN).

From the SCN, nerve impulses travel, via the pineal nerve (sympathetic nervous
system) to the pineal gland. These impulses, inhibit the production of melatonin.
When these impulses stop (at night, when light no longer stimulates the
hypothalamus), pineal inhibition ceases and melatonin is released. The pineal
gland, is therefore, a photosensitive organ and an important timekeeper, for the
human body.

Retinal research, done with hamsters, demonstrates another center for melatonin
production. Located in the retina, this center implies… that the eyes, have their
own built in circadian timepiece. This retinal system, is distinct from the brain’s
body clock, in the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN). Biologists found, that they could
throw the retinal rhythms… out of sync, with other circadian cycles. They also
found, that they could set and reset the retinal clock, even when the SCN was

The retinal clock, produces (stimulates the production of?) melatonin.
Researchers are now looking for the exact location (s) of this clock, in the
human eye, (and expect to find it). No one yet knows, what the separate
clock is for, or how it relates to the SCN.

In some lower vertebrates, the Epiphysis Cerebri – Pineal Gland, has a
well developed eye – like structure; in others, though not organized as an eye,
it functions as a light receptor. In lower vertebrates, the pineal gland has an
eye like structure and it functions as a light receptor and also is considered
by some, to be the evolutionary forerunner of the modern eye.

The gland weighs little more than 0.1 gram. The gland is large in children
and begins to shrink, with the onset of puberty.

It appears to play a major role in sexual development, hibernation in animals, metabolism, and seasonal breeding. In humans, it affects circadian rhythms,
sleep patterns (melatonin levels increase at night) and is implicated in seasonal affective disorder. The abundant melatonin level in children, is believed to
inhibit sexual development. When puberty arrives, melatonin production is

The pineal gland secretes melatonin, during times of relaxation and visualization.
As we are created by electromagnetic energy – and react to EM energy stimuli
around us – so does the pineal gland.

When activated, the pineal gland becomes the line of communication, with the
higher planes. The crown chakra, reaches down, until its vortex touches the
pineal gland. Prana, or pure energy, is received through this energy center in
the head. With Practice, the vibration level of the astral body is raised, allowing
it, to separate from the physical.

To activate the ‘third eye’ and perceive higher dimensions, the pineal gland and
the pituitary body, must vibrate in unison, which is achieved through meditation
and / or relaxation. When a correct relationship is established, between personality, operating through the pituitary body, and the soul, operating through the pineal gland,
a magnetic field is created.

The negative and positive forces, interact and become strong enough, to create the
‘light in the head. ‘ With this ‘light in the head’ activated, astral projectors can
withdraw themselves, from the body, carrying the light with them.

Astral Travel, and other occult abilities, are closely associated with the
development of the ‘light in the head’. After physical relaxation, concentration
upon the pineal gland, is achieved, by staring at a point in the middle of
the forehead. Without straining the muscles of the eye, this will activate the
pineal gland and the ‘third eye’.

Beginning with the withdrawal of the senses and the physical consciousness, the consciousness is centered in the region of the pineal gland. The perceptive
faculty and the point of realization, are centralized in the area between the
middle of the forehead and the pineal gland. The trick is to visualize, very
intently, the subtle body… escaping through the trap door of the brain.

A “popping sound” may occur at the time separation of the astral body,
in the area of the pineal gland.

Visualization exercises, are the first step, in directing the energies in our
inner systems, to activate the ‘third eye’. The magnetic field is created around
the pineal gland, by focusing the mind on the midway point, between the
pineal gland and the pituitary body. The creative imagination visualizes
something, and the thought energy of the mind gives life and direction to this

‘Third eye’ development, imagination, and visualization are important
ingredients, in many methods to separate from the physical form. Intuition
is also achieved, through ‘third eye’ development. Knowledge and memory of
the astral plane, are not registered in full waking consciousness, until the
intuition becomes strong enough. Flashes of intuition come, with increasing
consistency, as the ‘third eye’ is activated to a greater degree, through practice. Universal Knowledge… can also be acquired.

The pineal gland, corresponds with divine thought, after being touched by
the vibrating light of Kundalini. Kundalini starts its ascent, towards the head
center, after responding to the vibrations from the ‘light in the head.’

The light is located at the top of the sutratma, or ‘soul thread’, which passes
down from the highest plane of our being… into the physical vehicle.

The ‘third eye,’ or ‘Eye of Siva,’ the organ of spiritual vision, is intimately
related to karma, as we become more spiritual in the natural course of

As human beings continue to evolve, further out of matter, on the journey
from spirit to matter… back to spirit, the pineal gland will continue to rise
from its state of age – long dormancy, bringing back to humanity… astral
capacities and spiritual abilities.

At certain brain wave frequencies, a sense of “ego boundary” vanishes. In the
“theta” state, we are resting deeply and still conscious, at the threshold of
drifting away from or back into conscious awareness. As the brain enters
deeper states, our consciousness is less concerned with the physical state, our
‘third eye’ is active, and separation becomes natural.

Many native traditions and mystical practices, refer to the ability of ‘seeing,’
or being aware of energy fields, at higher levels. This abstract awareness, is
much more subjective and does not involve the normal level of mundane consciousness, which is mostly concerned with self – identity. This ‘seeing’ refers
to the sight of the ‘third eye’.

Consciousness is raised, from an emotional nature, into an illumined
Awareness, when the pineal gland is lifted from dormancy. If the pineal
gland is not yet fully developed, it will be in the course of evolution. When
our sense of ego and personality are set aside and we keep our mental energy
intact, we can become “conscious” of the non-physical, our inner self, the
subconscious, through different practices to activate the ‘light in the head.’


~ by your fellowman on 28/03/2009.

3 Responses to “03/28/09 – 11:36am (the pineal gland)”

  1. “And thus is came to pass … Eris plucked out our right eye and decreed that a great machine be made to search the multiverse for the source of her ode … and it’s name was GEARBALL”

  2. […] (A) – lol. um, for ME… from MY experience, the more hair i have on my head the less light my pineal gland has access to. and so at times of crisis and change when i really need to ‘burst forth’ […]

  3. […] (A) – lol. um, for ME… from MY experience, the more hair i have on my head the less light my pineal gland has access to. and so at times of crisis and change when i really need to ‘burst forth’ […]

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