In the tattva systems of Shaivism, tattvas are held to be meditative or introspective tools. A practitioner can increase or decrease them as needed to what suits their practice. Likewise, this is a representation of ourselves as an interconnected series of rising complexities.
As the last portions of the sun started to disappear I remember staring at it intently through the glasses. This sense of “WTF” and growing intensity in my body as I saw the sliver get smaller and smaller.