In retrospect, the third eye is actually your first eye. It is formed in the womb well before your physical eyeballs and is the melanin construct which is commonly known as the ‘seat of the soul’.
The pineal gland is very misunderstood by Western medicine and scholars. It was not until 1958 that more information was made available to a larger audience. The information pertaining to the pineal gland was kept hidden, (mainly by secret societies) for many years prior. The subject of the pineal gland was first studied by the occultists. They were able to connect with the universe, higher energies and extra-terrestrial influences to gather this information. They had their greater connection to the higher spiritual realm, enabling them to gain access to more in-depth knowledge.
The word ‘occult’ comes from the Latin word occultus, which means hidden: secret or mysterious. - Of, relating to, or dealing with supernatural influences, agencies or phenomena; - Beyond the realm of human comprehension, inscrutable; - Available only to the initiate, secret.
Once the information was studied by the occultist, it was then formatted in writing, interpreted and then passed to the scholars. In the East, the pineal gland has always been given recognition. Ancient Kemetians/Egyptians showed symbology of the pineal gland and Kundalini carved in the walls of the great pyramids and surrounding areas whilst Hindus symbolise it with the red dot on the forehead. You may be familiar with the eye of Horus/the All-Seeing Eye.
The Westerners are the new people on the planet. Only now are they beginning to understand and accept this ancient knowledge of self. The pineal gland takes form similar to a pinecone, and in many people it is the size of a grain of rice. The pineal gland is actually the remnant of a higher gland called the Barathary gland. At one point, the two were connected. Located in the throat, the Barathary gland was responsible for ensuring the spiritual connection between human consciousness and fourth-dimensional energies. It was responsible for supporting higher senses of telepathy, clairvoyance, intuition and psychometry.
The pineal gland is also connected to the body’s endocrine system. This system is like an information gateway that uses different chemical messengers called hormones to control bodily functions and feelings of intuition. The third eye is responsible for the secretion of melatonin and serotonin into the endocrine system. When it is light and solar energy is present, serotonin is secreted into the bloodstream, and when it is dark and lunar energy is present, then melatonin is secreted. The quality of the secretion is based on the amount of light information present in the environment.
When you detoxify (physically and energetically) and choose to work towards enhancing the functioning of the pineal gland, higher intelligence is gradually accessible (mainly in meditational states). Modern science views the hormonal messengers as chemicals on a physical level only. However these chemicals are full of light codes and information that go far beyond comprehension of the human mind.
Image to above displays the Pineal gland and its energetic connection with the higher chakra counterparts.
The higher chakra energy system’s relation to the third eye.
Alongside the physical dimensions and understandings of the pineal gland, there are also non-physical aspects to the third eye. Every human has a third eye/Ajna chakra located on the central forehead, whilst the crown chakra is located at the top of your head. The third-eye chakra relates to intellectual commands, perception, knowledge and authority.
The crown chakra element is a representation of the cosmic and divine energy flow, often experienced as an inner light that emanates from the deepest part of one’s being. The crown chakra also represents multidimensional consciousness. Your reality is no longer limited as your consciousness extends beyond the ego and a greater sense of self is realised.
To enable the flow of higher information into your conscious energy field, these higher energy centres must be free from blockages (emotional or mental). Blockages only serve to disrupt the passing of information and delivery of hormonal messengers. When you feel things and get emotional, that’s information. There is a reason why emotions are arising. You must listen to that which is a part of your intuition. A large part of this is fear. If you fear something, then you should study that fear and develop a greater understanding to conquer it in order to serve your evolution.
All of your spirit guides, angels and higher beings in which you are in constant connection with communicate through the pineal gland. Information is processed through emotional messages that need to be acknowledged to interpret guidance regarding daily life and situations. As detailed earlier, the brain is just a processor, it is not where the mind is located. Information and light codes are sent from the universal mind and picked up by the third-eye transmission device.
We also mentioned that information travels through light at the subatomic level, a main factor in regards to human evolution which encourages the construction of, and how your DNA is upgraded, unlocked and expanded. Ultimately working to enhance ones state of consciousness and a contributing factor for personal growth.
A final point worth noting in regards to the pineal gland is its relation with DMT. Dimethyltryptamine is widely known as the ‘spirit molecule’. Its presence is widespread throughout the plant kingdom and present (in trace amounts) within mammals, including humans, where it functions as a trace amine neurotransmitter. DMT is present in all living beings, and it is secreted at different times from the pineal gland, mainly during the dreamscape and Theta sleep cycles.
When present in the dreamscape, the pineal is actually secreting DMT. It is responsible for your imagination crossing the formless borders into other realms. The same goes for when you practice out-of-body travel/astral projection. DMT is secreted right before death, assisting the transition of the soul.Meditation practices alongside the consumption of natural alkaline foods has been known to stimulate the natural production of DMT. You can learn more about DMT from the book and documentary called DMT: The Spirit Molecule by Dr. Rick Strassman[i].
The Pineal gland is heavily calcified in many by the time they are 17 years old, mainly due to the consumption of contaminated, genetically modified foods, harmful processed sugars, alcohol, acidic thought processes and fluoridated water. It appears as a mass of calcium during an MRI scan. Calcification is the build-up of calcium phosphate crystals in various parts of the body, an absolute enemy to consciousness.
Above is a representation of a calcified Pineal gland
Avoid all things fluoride, such as: tap water, (including cooking with tap water and showering without a filter), fluoridated toothpaste, inorganic fruits and vegetables, red meat and any other artificial foods or drinks. It can be difficult to maintain a strict supply of purely organic fruit and vegetables in your diet, but it is important to start from where you are and begin to make changes where they become possible.
Pineal gland detoxifiers and stimulants: Wheatgrass, Chlorella, Spirulina, blue-green algae, Iodine, Zeolite, ginseng, borax, Bentonite clay, chlorophyll-dense foods and blue skate liver oil (derived from fish). More information in chapter 3.
Natural foods: Raw cacao, goji berries, cilantro, watermelon, bananas, honey, coconut oil, hemp seeds, seaweed and noni juice. Stop eating white sugar completely. Juice fasting and urine therapy are most effective. The body chapter delves deeper into detoxification and foods, heavy-metal detox and colon detox. Ayahuasca and Ibogaine also awaken the pineal. More information in chapter 2.
Essentials oils can be used to help stimulate the pineal gland and facilitate states of spiritual awareness, meditation and astral projection. Particularly effective oils include: lavender, sandalwood, frankincense, parsley, davana, pine and pink lotus.
Raw apple cider vinegar: (Contains malic acid. Make sure it’s raw, as that is very important. Braggs is the best brand.) You can fill a glass bottle with ionised alkaline water, eight tablespoons of Bragg’s Apple Cider Vinegar and 2 tablespoons of raw, local honey.
Sungazing: Gazing at the sun during the first 15 minutes of sunrise and last 15 minutes of sunset will do wonders for your pineal gland. More information in chapter 3
Regular meditation and chanting: Chanting causes the tetrahedron-shaped nose bone to resonate which encourages pineal gland stimulation, ultimately enhancing the secreted amounts of beneficial hormones. These beneficial hormones (such as HGH) work toward keeping the appearance youthful. The sound ‘OM’ resonates with the fourth chakra, known as the heart centre, the seat of unconditional love. The sound ‘AIM’ resonates with the crown chakra. Chanting OM and AIM opens you up to Universal and cosmic awareness. You can chant anywhere from five minutes to however long you desire. More information in chapter 2.
Crystals that benefit the pineal gland include: Amethyst (wand), laser quartz (wand), moonstone, Pietersite, purple sapphire, purple violet tourmaline, rhodonite, rose aura and sodalite. Any indigo, violet or dark purple gemstone or crystal can also be used to stimulate the pineal gland and open, balance and align the sixth and seventh Chakras. Placing crystals directly onto the third eye or brow chakra for 15 to 30 minutes a day can greatly accelerate the opening, balancing and alignment of the nonphysical aspects of the glands.
The best exercise for pineal gland and health stimulation is to use an amethyst obelisk crystal or wand and point it at the third eye. (The point of the wand should touch your skin.) Then look up directly at the sun with your eyes closed. The sun’s rays penetrate through the base part of the obelisk wand and beam directly into the pineal gland, Do this every day ideally or whenever possible for about 5 to 10 minutes.
Note: Many people become fixated on the opening the third eye as a shortcut to spiritual awakening. They may hope for a vision or to meet a spiritual being with all the answers to their questions. It is, however, deeper than this. As mentioned earlier, all energy centres need to be in balance. Many people who provide information on opening the third eye often forget to add the importance of an open and aware heart space.
Without an open and activated heart, you could have visions, messages and visitations from higher dimensional beings but be unable to tell truth from trickery. The heart only deals with truth on a very deep, intuitive level and is what connects you to everything else in the universe. Without the inner knowing of the heart, a person can easily be deceived.
This was excerpted from the YUSA Guide To Balance: Mind Body Spirit which you can view in full HERE where it’s available in physical and digital format. You can also see what our current worldwide readership is saying about the book. If you are outside of the UK we advise that you visit Amazon.com for your copy for more cost effective delivery costs.
[i] DMT, Rick Strassman MD, performed extensive research into the use of psychedelic drugs in the US for over 20 years leading him to DMT (Dimethyltryptamine) and the connection to the pineal gland. Acclaimed author of DMT: The Spirit Molecule. - www.rickstrassman.com 01/12/2000