I’ve mentioned this a number of times here on this site. For a couple of meditation sessions, I sat staring into a mirror in my garage. It was a gigantic mirror and I could see my entire body clearly. I stared into my eyes, at my face, and at my body during the session and remarkable things happened. Patterns of a puzzle seemed to rearrange themselves – meaning – my body appeared to re-arrange itself in the mirror-like a puzzle. It was fascinating to see, but there’s more.
At times my entire head disappeared. At times just my eyes, then my face… and then my entire body disappeared from my sight. It was a very weird thing to experience, but I just continued sitting to experience it.
Today, let’s see, about 17 years later we’re at now, someone studied people staring into the eyes of others and staring into mirrors. Interesting, right? Try it, I don’t think you’ll be disappointed. Better if the light is dim and you’re sitting close to the mirror – so you can see your eyes. Better without wind or something else irritating your eyes. Your eyes should be nearly closed – but open enough to see yourself in the mirror.
Here are the two articles about something similar:
Staring into person’s eyes – hallucinations >
Staring into a mirror > Oops, that one is behind a firewall for some research publication. If I find a good copy, I’ll post a link here.
Here’s a link to my mirror meditation post on this site:
Various Meditation – first time I did the mirror meditation >