is a fancy name for the bright flashes of light and color you see when rubbing your
This technique requires that you first enter into a full-body relaxed meditation state. I do it laying on my back. Keep you eyes closed thoughout
this technique. Actually, if it works right, you'll occasionally briefly open your eyelids but your eyes won't be focusing on the external
The trick, to start, is to roll your eyes back. Actually, when you eyes are closed and relaxed, your eyeballs are pointed kinda up, rolled back in
Become aware of that, and focus on the small movements your eyes make when you pay attention to them. That's natural -- those are called
'saccades'. Your eyelids and muscles sorta twitch when you do that with your eyes closed.
Don't fight them, or try and focus your vision in particular. You'll find, eventually, that the twitches increase in speed. Relax, and allow it to
happen without tiring your eye muscles.
You can start to enter a state of rapid-eye-movement (REM) while awake. Accompanying this, you'll notice fields of color and flashes of light.
Stop seeing those as close-up, or flat phenomena. Allow them to have depth, and motion, themselves, separate from the blinking and twitching of your
eyes. Paint an abstract, moving, landscape with your imagination, and enter into it.
Results: I've found this is very useful, when doing total-body relaxation, to make the 'separation' between a numbed-body state and an out-of-body,
into the mental world state. Your mileage may vary -- let me know if this works for you, or if I just have weird eyes.