Eyesight - one of the most important senses, 80 per cent of what we perceive comes through our sense of sight. This is why it is important that we take all possible measures to protect our eyes. Yoga asnaas help to protect and improve our eye health. With benefits ranging from better vision to increased concentration and spiritual insight, yoga for the eyes will help protect our vision from the stresses of light, tension, and other environmental conditions - keeping them refreshed and bright. 

Yoga exercises for the eyes regulates pressure and enhances the functioning of the optic nerves. Even exercises as simple as rapid blinking of the eyes can bring back the twinkle in our eyes, warding off all dreariness caused due to long hours of exposure to electronic devices and make them healthier and stronger. Here we have some list of simple exercises to enhance the sight.

Sit quietly with eyes closed and take some deep breaths to relax. Rub the palms vigorously until they become warm and place the palms over the eye lids. Feel the warmth of the palms being transferred from onto the eyes and eye muscles relaxing. Stay in this position until the heat from the hands has been completely absorbed by the eyes. Repeat the process at least three times.

Sit comfortably with open eyes. Blink for 10 times very quickly. Close the eyes and relax for 20 seconds. Concentrate on the breath. Repeat this about 5 times.

Sit comfortably with spine straight, keep hands on the lap and rotate eyes in clockwise and anti-clockwise direction 5-10 minutes on each side without moving the head. 

Stand straight in a flat floor or over a yoga mat. Look up at the ceiling then shift the gaze to the floor and then look up again. Do it 10 times without blinking. Afterwards close the eyes and gently press them with the palms.

Sit in a cross legged position with eyes and ears closed by lightly pressing the thumbs on them. Place the index fingers in between the eyebrows, ring and little fingers at the base of nostrils. Focus the attention in the centre of the eyebrows. Take a deep breath through the nose, the mouth should be closed hold the breath for 2-3 seconds then slowly exhale through the nose while producing a humming sound. Repeat 5 times.

Relax and look up and rotate the eyes in clockwise direction. Do slow, make sure to reach all the corners try to visualize a flying ball circling around the face. Do this for one minute and change to anti-clockwise direction.

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