"Of all the specific practices that he cites, none is more frequently mentioned than the practice of gazing at the beloved. References to the eyes and to the practice of gazing appear everywhere in his writings. . . .

"The practice is really so simple. Sit down with your great friend. Gaze at each other. Open to the feelings that the gaze brings to life. Then, relax and surrender to the play of light and sensations as you and your friend are swept away together into the commingled waters of union. Those are really all the instructions that you need. The practice itself then becomes your further guide."

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