The third eye is in the brain directly behind the eyebrow center at the top of spinal chord i.e at the medulla oblongata.
Pineal gland is the physical concomitant of the third eye and the pituitary gland of the third eye symbolized by a two petalled lotus.
Within the lotus is a perfectly round circle that is completely devoid of ego. When awakened, the mind is able to gain information not felt by ordinary sense organs.
There are claims that persons with awakened third eye can enter the another’s body at will, being all-knowing and all-seeing.
Normally, gained knowledge is through the brain, a process of logic and intellect of the frontal brain, while the pineal gland where the third eye gain knowledge outside of sense organs.
To awaken this power, discipline, firm belief and persistent effort are needed to develop superior state of perception.
The third eye is also known as the inner eye. It is a mystical and esoteric concept referring to a speculative invisible eye which provides perception beyond ordinary sight.
In new age spirituality, the third eye is a state of enlightenment or the evocation of mental images having deeply personal spiritual or psychological significance.
Persons who associate the inner eye with religious visions, clairvoyance, chakras, auras, precognition, and out-of-body experiences are sometimes called as seers.
In hinduism, the third eye is said to be located around the middle of the forehead, slightly above the junction of the eyebrows.
In theosophy, third eye is believed to be connected with the pineal gland while in ancient times, the inner eye is in the back of the head, both having physical and spiritual function.
Meantime, the third eye atrophied to be the pineal gland which is being hypothesized to be responsible for the production and release of dimethyltryptamine, an entheogen which could possibly be excreted in large quantities at the moments of birth and death.
In Taoism, third eye training involves focusing attention on the point between the eyebrows with the eyes closed, and while the body is in various postures.
The third eye is also called the mind’s eye which is between the two physical eyes, and expands up to the middle of the forehead when awakened. Inner mind is one of the main energy centers of the body.
To christian teachings, the concept of the third eye is a metaphor for non-dualistic thinking; with a level of awareness as having the mind of christ.
For the ancient river dwellers of the katagalugan in the island of luzon, aptly known as tagalog, the third eye or inner mind is “angking talino” or “paninging lihim” that was seen and heard by the hindus from the west.
The indigenous natives of the island of gold who were called pagans or pagano as they attached benevolently to the anitos of their forefathers were set to be changed by christianity from the far west. And this faith that was so original never left the subconsciouness of the tagalog.
To them, such adherence to the third eye is in fact continuously bring the dormant pineal gland to life to reside permanently between the two hemispheres of the brain.
The pineal gland was the last endocrine gland to have its function discovered, located deep in the brain seemed to indicate its importance but leading to its being a mystery gland with myth, superstition and even metaphysical theories with perceived function.
The pineal gland is also associated with the sixth chakra or the third eye chakra in yoga, a dormant organ that can transform to telepathic communication.
The physical eyes view objects upside down which are sent as images to the brain for interpretation making it appear right side-up to us.
Human body has the other eye long been recognized as the third eye or pineal gland or spiritual third eye, our inner vision of humanity located in the geometric center of the brain.
A correlation to the location of the great pyramid is also being claimed.
The pineal gland is about the size of a pea, and is in the center of the brain in a tiny cave behind and above the pituitary gland which lies a little behind the root of the nose. It is located directly behind the eyes, attached to the third ventricle.
Pineal gland is the seat of the soul, being unique in the anatomy of the human brain. Under a microscope, pineal gland is divided into two fine hemispheres, activated by light and can control the various biorhythms of the body.
In harmony with the hypothalamus gland, it can direct the body’s thirst, hunger, sexual desire and the biological clock that determines our aging process.
The gland weighs little more than 0.1 gram, large in children and begins to shrink with the onset of puberty. It appears to play a major role in sexual development, hibernation in animals, metabolism, and seasonal breeding.
Astral travel, and other occult abilities, are closely associated with the development of the ‘light in the head’. After physical relaxation, concentration upon the pineal gland is achieved by staring at a point in the middle of the forehead.
Visualization exercises are the first step in directing the energies in our inner systems to activate the ‘third eye’. The magnetic field is created around the pineal gland, by focusing the mind on the midway point between the pineal gland and the pituitary body.
As human beings continue to evolve further out of matter, on the journey from spirit to matter back to spirit, the pineal gland will continue to rise from its state of age-long dormancy, bringing back to humanity astral capacities and spiritual abilities.
Consciousness is raised from an emotional nature into an illumined awareness when the pineal gland is lifted from dormancy. If the pineal gland is not yet fully developed, it will be in the course of evolution.
When our sense of ego and personality are set aside and we keep our mental energy intact, we can become conscious of the non-physical, our inner self, the subconscious, through different practices to activate the ‘light in the head.’