The Mirror Gazing Meditation can be done several different ways. One way is to prop up a mirror in a place where you can watch your face while you sit in a meditative pose. Usually you don’t want the lighting in the room to be too bright. Keep the lighting low and just start gazing into the mirror and see what comes to mind while you watch your own face. Believe me it can be a weird feeling as you sit there watching yourself. You may feel yourself become a disconnected observer and start to see yourself separate from the you you think is you! Folks doing this meditation have reported all sorts of different phenomena including seeing other faces in the mirror as well as having their own face change in appearance.
Another way folks have done this meditation is to look in a mirror and meditate on an opposite wall through the mirror. Again a variety of strange things have been reported doing this Mirror Gazing Meditation as well.
While definitely not a tradition meditation technique the Mirror Gazing Meditation may help you trigger a breakthrough in your meditation and mind power training. Give it a try and see what happens for yourself!
We also have a video here that although labelled as a “mirror meditation” of a sort is really what I call a “reflection meditation” to help you reflect on your own image mentally. Check it out it may be something that can help you in your quest for self examination and to feel better about yourself.
The video below is a reflection meditation from Julie Rader.
The video below is a quick 1 minute mirror meditation. Very relaxing!
If you end up trying the Mirror Gazing Meditation let us know what you think in the comments section below.