Definition of third eye in English:

third eye

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  • 1 Hinduism The locus of occult power and wisdom in the forehead of a deity, especially the god Shiva.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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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