Wide Angle Vision Tips
Spread your arms out to your sides as wide and as far back as
you can, while looking straight ahead. Expand your peripheral vision and
wiggle your fingers. Move your hands forward until you can see your fingers
wiggling in your peripheral vision. HOLD that right there, taking in the whole
scene but not tunnelling in on one object. You're now in wide angle
If you tunnel in on something, fine. Let it pass, then expand
your vision again. And practice, practice, practice.
I like to go through a sense meditation before going into Wide
Angle Vision (WAV).
I go to my sit spot, do a couple of command breaths, lay the back of my palms
on the ground and close my eyes. Then I spend a couple of minutes
focused on touch and feeling with my skin. Then I focus on the sense of
smell; then hearing, pouring everything I have into each sense. Then I
bring them all together, eyes still closed. Then I do a Breath to
Surrender and slowly open my eyes into WAV.
This might help you relax and "let go". I also
feel that WAV is a sphere; so see the sphere or the circle.
Another thing to do is to keep using your twittling fingers to
the sides and above and below you to help gauge how far to the peripherals you