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Start taking care of your precious Eyes!! They are the only pair you have for this lifetime!

Eye Therapy - Simple Movements, Trataka Meditation, Ayurvedic Tips & Diet


These exercises done daily reduce eye strain, pain and strengthen eye muscles.

When mindfully practiced, these simple exercises rest overused muscles, reduce tension in the face and eyes, and help strengthen muscles that help the eyes focus.


Start in a comfortable seated position, drawing the length of the spine upwards, leaning shoulders down and bring the palms into prayer position.

Chant ‘OM” 6 times, bringing the mind/body to the present moment.

Palming Technique : Rub palms vigorously together for 15 seconds and place them on the eyes; breathe slowly for 8 breaths.


- Trataka Meditation for Relaxation of Eye Muscles :

Bahiranga / Antaranga Trataka Practice

Sit up tall on the mat. Keep hands in Chin Mudra, lengthen back muscles.

Keep a small candle on the ground in front of you.

Keep eyelids lower and start your focus on the candle flame.

Gaze steadily, relax eyes with awareness;

Start the Focused Meditation; Gaze for 1 minute with eyes open.(Bahiranga Trataka)

Then, close eyes for 2 minutes. (Antaranga Trataka Meditation)

Repeat process 4 times.

End Trataka Meditation with Palming


Simple Eye Movements for Relaxation and Opening up the Eye Muscles:

Start with Palming for 8 breaths.

- Movement 1 : Sit tall, extend right hand in front, point thumb upwards in line with the nose.

Inhale, slowly move right hand to the right side, follow thumb with your gaze, trying to keep chin in center. Exhale, move neck and hand back to center.

Repeat 6 times.

Repeat with left hand. End with Palming.


- Movement 2/ Zooming Movement : Sit tall, extend right hand in front, point thumb upwards in line with the nose.

Inhale, slowly move right hand inwards, follow thumb with your gaze, trying to keep chin in center. Exhale, move hand back to center.

Repeat 6 times.

End with Palming.


- Movement 3 : Sit tall, extend right hand in front at the ground;, point thumb upwards.

Inhale, slowly move right hand to the top, follow thumb with your gaze, trying to keep chin in center. Exhale, move neck and hand back to center.

Repeat 6 times.

End with Palming.


- Movement 4/ Eye Rolls : Sit tall, place hands on thighs gently.

Slowly roll the eyeballs in clockwise direction for 6 breaths.

Then, repeat eye rolls in anti-clockwise direction for 6 breaths.

End with Palming.


- Movement 5 : Near and Far Viewing : Inhale, see something close to you; Exhale, watch some object far away; repeat 6 times.

End with Palming.


- Movement 6 : Standing Arm Circles with focus on Thumb: Stand tall and extend right hand to left side, pointing the right thumb up. Inhale, draw a big circles with the arm to the right side, focusing your gaze on the right thumb. repeat 6 times. Then, repeat with focus on the left thumb.


- Accupressure Points for Eye Health :

- Point 1 : Place ends of thumbs near the inner edge of eyes , close to the nose. Gently massage for 8 long breaths. Release palms on thighs. End with Palming for 8 breaths.

- Point 2 : Place ends of thumbs in the middle of forehead. Rotate thumbs clockwise for 6 breaths; anti-clockwise for 6 breaths. Then, place thumbs along brow line. Follow down the brow line with 6 points to press and release. Then, hold thumbs at corner of eyes and breathe for 6 long inhalations. Relax hands on thighs and end with Palming.

End Sequence with Finger Taps around eyes for 6 breaths.


- Ayurvedic Remedies to maintain Good Eye Health :

Use Warm Organic Castor oil massage on eyelids at night

Keep yourself hydrated

Chew Cardamom pods with honey, 3 times a week

Boil Organic Triphala Powder with water; have as warm tea

Soak cotton pads in organic Rose water and place on eyes

Keep cucumber slices to cool dry , itchy eyes

Use Flax seed powder in food

Include Amla/ Indian Gooseberry in your diet

Eat handful of Almonds everyday

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