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Sun Gazing and the Benefits to Your Health


 By: Dawn James

The practice of sun gazing has existed as long as humans have occupied planet Earth.

In 1992 a man named Hira Ratan Manek (HRM), from India, started to share the benefits of sun gazing with the western world.

Between 1962 and 1992 HRM studied the ancient practice of sun gazing – and rediscovered that we can activate parts of the brain that are currently dormant. He also discovered that we can awaken inherent gifts and powers within ourselves to higher levels – in essence raising our frequency- and our ability to ?co-create/manifest.

Sun energy is a power source that activates the brain through the eyes—the eyes act as a doorway.

Sun Gazing 101

Myth: staring at the sun can damage our eyes

Reality: safe sun gazing does not harm the eyes – it makes eyes healthier.

Sun gazing practices of the Mayans, Egyptians and Incan priests/priestesses, Native Americans and monks serve to remind us of this truth

Fact: Safest time to sun gaze – first hour of sunrise, within one hour of sunset.

Sun gazing is a one time practice that is typically done over a 9 months period in 3 phases (depending on the climate in your area)

Phase I (0-3 months)

Day one – look at the sun for a maximum of 10 seconds (during first hour of sunrise)

Day two – look the rising sun for 20 seconds, then add 10 seconds each day thereafter. Eye stillness and steadiness are not required; do not wear lenses or glasses while sun gazing

Make sure to stand in bare foot on bare earth or sand (not grass). As a precaution, have your eyes examined before you consider sun gazing. If your cheeks get heated up- stop sun gazing. Listen to your body!

Phase II (3-6 months)

When you reach 30 minutes duration of looking at the sun—you will slowly be liberated from certain physical imbalances, illness and diseases- as all the colors of the sun will have reached the brain through the eyes. The brain redirects the flow of color prana appropriately throughout your body – where it’s needed.

The vital organs are dependent on certain sun color prana. For instance- Kidney = red; Heart = yellow; Liver = green, etc. This color prana reaches the organs and corrects deficiencies and imbalances/weaknesses—this is how color therapy works! At this phase your appetite for food will lessen.

Phase III (6-9 months)

The absorption of sun energy becomes your new food! Need for food intake will decrease substantially – as you feel less hungry. Remember food is not necessary for the body to function – only energy! By eight months the concept of hunger will no longer exist. All mechanisms associated with hunger like aroma, cravings and hunger pangs will also disappear. At 9 months you will reach a total of 44 minutes of sun gazing – and that is the maximum daily intake recommended by solar science to ensure proper eye care.

FACT: Since June 18th 1995 – HRM has and continues to live only on sun energy and water.

FACT: In 1922, The imperial Medial college in London England decreed that solar rays were the ideal food for humans.


1.  Activates areas of the brain that are currently dormant via hypothalamus

2.  We receive vitamins A and D during the first hour of sunrise

3.  Brings balance to the mind; encourages positive mind set

4.  Increases confidence

5.  You develop powers that are already inherent within you

6.  Problem solving becomes easier – with increased brain function comprehension, and heightened intuition

7.  Strengthen the hypothalamus tract – which acts as a critical link between the nervous system and the endocrine system via the pituitary gland

8.  Decreased appetite for traditional food, coupled with increase energy levels


About Dawn James

Dawn James is a vibrational healer; distance healer, international speaker and author of the bookRaise Your Vibration, Transform Your Life: A Practical Guide for Attaining Better Health, Vitality and Inner Peace (English and Spanish). The book is also on,, Barnes and Noble, Ingram and independent and metaphysical bookstores in North America, Australia, UK and the Caribbean. Autographed copies are available on her website

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