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walking meditation - dry eyes

Postby purple planet » Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:24 pm

When i do walking meditation my eyes get fry i guess its cause i cant blink - and solutions ?
as you advance do you blink - maybe im to "controlling" to blink ?
Please send merit to my dog named Mika who has passed away - thanks in advance

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Re: walking meditation - dry eyes

Postby Cittasanto » Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:37 pm

purple planet wrote:When i do walking meditation my eyes get fry i guess its cause i cant blink - and solutions ?
as you advance do you blink - maybe im to "controlling" to blink ?

you blink as per normal, try a few moments of standing practice before you start, and try not to stare and let go of staring. relax and blink.
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Re: walking meditation - dry eyes

Postby purple planet » Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:55 pm

Thanks i will try
Please send merit to my dog named Mika who has passed away - thanks in advance

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Re: walking meditation - dry eyes

Postby marc108 » Sun Dec 23, 2012 10:52 pm

Cittasanto wrote:relax and blink.



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