Because the third eye has 1000 petals it has an extreme range of reception.
You may compare the Petals to Satellite Dishes that receive light waves and essence. When the third eye is active these light waves are in turn visualized through the cornicopic field of the minds eye. This allows the activated person to not only see various shapes and languages of complex geometry not yet revealed openly on Earth but they can also project ideas and even their very Being through this field. So in effect the third eye is also capable of a highly advanced form of astral travel and teleportation