by Victoria Lanakila Generao and Ishtar Dingir
The ancients knew about the importance of the pineal gland to our ‘sixth sense’ and their myths point to the importance of sunlight in feeding it. However, more and more people are wearing sunglasses, even if the sun is not shining brightly, and even toddlers are taking to wearing them too.
Dr. Ornstein in the Let’s live Magazine in October 1980 explained that sunlight is very important, and any kind of day light is vital. Perhaps that’s what’s meant in ancient mythological creation stories when the creator commands “Let there be Light “.
The ancient Egyptians certainly seemed to know the importance of the pineal gland and its anatomical location, which we can see by looking at their Eye of Horus.
“In a distant past our pineal gland used to be our third eye and, even more than an eye: a cosmic receiver and sender of multi-dimensional information. The pineal gland is now a tiny gland in the centre of our brain, connected with all our senses and the rest of our body. Through the other senses it communicates with the outer world in electrical impulses.
“With its spectrum of hormones it regulates our state of consciousness, e.g. waking, sleeping, dreaming, various meditative states including those states in which we may have mystical experiences. The mind and senses are paths for occult energies that work through various psychophysical centers or chakras, among the highest of which is the pineal gland.
So, while the third eye or pineal gland has certain physiological activities in conjunction with the pituitary gland – together they regulate the rhythms of metabolism and growth – it is also the physical organ of intuition, inspiration, spiritual vision, and divine thought. The pituitary gland is the thought receiver and the pineal gland, often called our true master gland, is the thought transmitter.” (From Light Project Blog Spot)
Natural, unfiltered sunlight is necessary for the pineal gland which is an active, secreting gland throughout life. Light as conscious electromagnetic energy from the sun enters the body through the optic nerves of the eyes which, in turn, directly stimulates the pineal gland, a photo reactive organ. The pineal gland converts light energy into an electrochemical impulse which feeds directly into the hypothalamus.
The hypothalamus is that part of the brain which mediates all of the vital processes of the body via its immediate and direct connections to the pituitary gland and the autonomic nervous system.
The hypothalamus is filled with light sensitive cells which convert the electromagnetic signal of light into a neurochemical impulse which is then carried directly into the pituitary Gland. The pituitary , in turn, elaborates and secretes hormones within the body, thereby maintaining homeostasis.
So perhaps we should consider how often we wear sunglasses and put them on our children. We also need to realise that the eyes are able to adjust to sunlight much more then we give them credit for.
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