The third eye is universal. In the Indian tradition it is jnana-chaksu, the eye of knowledge, the seat of the antar-guru, or 'teacher inside'. In Buddhist art, it is figured as a gem on the forehead of buddhas. And in the words of the Gospels,The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light. (Matthew 6:22)
The third eye, in essence, is the portal to inner realms. The Upanishads describe a human being as a city with ten gates. Nine gates (eyes, nostrils, ears, mouth, urethra, anus) lead to the outside world. The tenth gate, the third eye, opens onto inner worlds: the whole spectrum of levels of consciousness.
The approach of the school is resolutely experiential. It is designed for people who cannot be satisfied only with other people's opinions and beliefs, but wish to gain first-hand experience of levels of consciousness. In short, it is not what you presume or accept as true that will bring about transformation, but what you experience directly. Clairvision therefore always emphasizes the superiority of experiential knowledge over belief and dogma.
The Clairvision work therefore begins with a systematic method for developing the third eye, as a foundation for a direct experience of inner realms.
Here, nothing vague! The indications are clear, the techniques precise, the first results immediate and tangible.
Through the third eye work students develop their own mapping of consciousness: a systematic – if not scientific – method of inner exploration.
The idea that experiences of consciousness are vague and incommunicable has absolutely no place in this work. On the contrary, the school has developed a whole methodology for people to compare experiences and exchange observations, thereby bringing objectivity into the realm of subjectivity.
Since the creation of the school in 1987, this has resulted in the gathering of a huge amount of material, documented in the form of books and lectures. A sophisticated model of consciousness has emerged, principles of which are presented in A Language to Map Consciousness, by Samuel Sagan.