At times the following can be experiences: as soon as one is quiet, the light of the eyes begins to blaze up, so that everything before one becomes quite bright as if one were in a cloud. If one opens one’s eyes and seeks the body, it is not to be found any more. This is called: "In the empty chamber it grows light". Inside and outside, everything is equally light. That is a very favorable sign.
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