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third eye


1 Hinduism The locus of occult power and wisdom in the forehead of a deity, especially the god Shiva.
Example sentences
  • Chakrasamvara has also a third eye in the sculpture, like Shiva.
  • Such was the anger that Lord Shiva is supposed to have used his energy from the third eye to form a woman.
  • The gods went to Shiva, whose anger came out of his third eye in the form of energy to create a woman.
1.1The “eye of insight” located in the forehead, which can be activated through the practice of yoga.
Example sentences
  • I remain convinced that mothers come equipped with a powerful faculty that often keeps kids in check - perhaps a dependable third eye or eerie sixth sense!
  • And when the camera has become your third eye, an intuitive extension of your brain, go to the library and study the work of the great masters.
  • He explained and projected with his mind force the intricate use, development and unfoldment of the faculties of the third eye.
2 informal term for pineal eye.
Example sentences
  • It has a spiny back and a third eye on top of its head.
  • Again with a supply of Vitamin A, most of the amphibians developed third eyes within 15 days.

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