Sambhavi mudra is also known as
“eyebrow center gazing" where the yogi focuses his/her gaze at the point
between the eyebrows by rolling the eyes upward and inward. This
mudra can also be practiced with the eyes closed and, symbolically, by
focusing the mind on the ajna chakra.
Sambhavi mudra is believed to help the
yogi calm and transcend his/her mind and reach higher states of
consciousness, including samadhi. By opening the ajna chakra,
the mudra develops inner knowledge, wisdom, intuition and
imagination. On a physical level, sambhavi mudra strengthens the eye
muscles and releases tension.
Yogis who suffer from glaucoma or
diabetic retinopathy, have had cataract surgery or other eye
operations should practice sambhavi mudra only with the assistance of