Sun Gazing

Sun Gazing is an ancient tradition where one would look into the sun to reap the many benefits it provides. It has been practised by many cultures and is used traditionally within a lot more.


  • Increased Melatonin and Serotonin levels
  • Better sleep
  • Increased Vitamin D
  • Improves Eyesight
  • Assists in reducing depression


  • Determine when the sun rises and sun sets for the day
    • Aim for the first 15-30 minutes of sunrise and last 15-30 minutes of sunset.
    • Check local weather reports
    • Make sure the UV index isn’t too high
  • Find a nice elevated position that you can see the sun clearly
    • This is not a must however if you go barefoot on the earth you get the bonus of grounding
  • Start gradually staring at the sun with a few seconds per day then working your way up to about 30 minutes.
    • Make sure you have are not staring through glass or eye instruments (glasses/contact lenses)
    • Your eyes will water from time to time but your tolerance will build up
    • If there are clouds in the sky, stare at where the sun penetrates through them


I told my father about this and he has been doing this everyday for the past few months. He wears high prescription glasses and the optometrist said that somehow his script has reduced. My father didn’t tell him how but swears by sun gazing.