Seeing brown spots

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Seeing brown spots

Post by purple planet » Tue Jan 01, 2013 9:10 am

When i do walking meditationi no i start to see this brown/black spots - usually they are connected by this brown string - when i first see them they usually are not moving and after a second they start moving

What is it ?
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Re: Seeing brown spots

Post by tiltbillings » Tue Jan 01, 2013 9:13 am

purple planet wrote:When i do walking meditationi no i start to see this brown/black spots - usually they are connected by this brown string - when i first see them they usually are not moving and after a second they start moving

What is it ?
Probably floaters. Everyone has them.


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>> Do you see a man wise [enlightened/ariya] in his own eyes? There is more hope for a fool than for him.<< -- Proverbs 26:12

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Re: Seeing brown spots

Post by mikenz66 » Tue Jan 01, 2013 9:18 am

Are they in the air or on the floor?

As well as floaters, all kinds of odd things can happen as you start to get more concentrated and mindful. A long time ago I saw the carpet start shimmering like water. The content is not important, and my experience is such things tend to pass after a while. Just note them and see what happens...

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Re: Seeing brown spots

Post by purple planet » Tue Jan 01, 2013 9:33 am

thank you both

yes tilt its eye floaters -
They may be especially noticeable when you look at something bright, such as white paper or a blue sky.
i see them when i get near the white wall

thanks i got my answer
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