Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light has ratings and 13 reviews. Owlseyes said: Dictionary’s definition of DREAM: series of thoughts, v. and the Practice of Natural Light author: Chogyal Namkhai Norbu pages: Dream yoga and the practice of natural light. By Namkhai Norbu; edited by Michael Katz. — 1st ed. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN . 1.

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Selected pages Title Page. It included multiple versions of waking up and a few moments of intense clarity and non-duality.

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Archived copy as title Articles containing Sanskrit-language text Articles containing Standard Tibetan-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from October Articles with unsourced statements from October The Methods of Transference. Carmen Nitu rated it liked it Apr 12, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate An amazing book. Eight Chariots and Four Lineages. In this tradition, the development of lucidity in the dream state is understood in the context of generating greater awareness for the ultimate purpose of attaining liberation. No trivia drezm quizzes yet. Critically edited Sanskrit text with Tibetan; in English.

Want to Read saving…. But here and there still a good read. Tiago rated it it was amazing Oct 07, This is very relevant to diminishing attachments, because they are based on strong beliefs that life’s perceptions and objects are real and, as a consequence, important.

Taking stock nofbu store consciousness is the spontaneous perpetuant and fuel of the transmigration process.

The book also provides a biography of the Tibetan master. Massimo rated it really liked it Sep 07, In the same way, if we practise illusory body we will begin to dream about it, too.


Dream Yoga

Auspiciously, I fell asleep while listening to this text and had a very vivid dream. The fourth practice is to unify the dream with the clear light. That is the first exercise. Maybe the retreat was short and packed with other teachings as well, I find the book covers more depth on the subject of Dream Yoga than on the oral transmission Although the experience of oral transmission is definitely felt more precious and more cherished IMHO It is better to have oral transmission if you have the capacity and merit to meet ChNN in person because some of the teachings cannot be understood intellectually by a book and need the presence of the teacher in order for you to “taste” the teachings.

The dream state is a very pure state of mind.

Nov 14, Don Flynn rated it really liked it. Essential reading for all who sleep After the retreat, I continue reading this book and still find value.

Everything about us, even the most enlightened qualities, are also dreamlike phenomena. The Pilgrimage to Maratika. Inaccessible and oddly written even for someone who is accustomed to reading fringe spirituality books. Theblueinfant rated it really liked it Aug 18, Trivia About Dream Yoga and th This happens before I finish reading this book but after the retreat. No doubt, an useful perspective. I’m completely aware of the entire experience from falling asleep to vision which I rather kept private up to waking up shortly after This is a short and concise book about dream yoga.

These lineages hold it and due to the realisations of the sadhanathat the dream of life and regular nightly dreams are not dissimilar, and that in their quintessential nature are non-dual.

Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light

But most importantly is the actual experience of Katz who travelled to France to meet with N. This a beginning more than anything complete in and of drexm, at least for me. Transmission is a communion of mindstreams though at the substratum there is a mindstream ‘singularity’ or ‘oneness’ Wylie: Still, I found it to be an interesting account of various practices from to Tibetan Dzogchen tradition, to be performed while falling asleep or while in the dream oyga.


The dreamer who has gained complete control over dream dteam could, for instance, alter the body’s shape or make the dream body disappear altogether. To make the time we spend dreaming more meaningful, we must first recognize that we are dreaming.

I was skeptical about the instructions for sleeping one one side or the other, based on if you’re male or female, because dresm lunar cycles, while plugging your nose; as well as the claims about Agar 35 and notes about the way tantra texts claim to be “hidden” for many years and were “discovered” when the world was ready for them. The Nyingma tradition views itself as the fruit of three streams of transmission, one of which is the ‘pure vision’ which includes Dream Yoga and trance visions within its auspice:.

We can do many things in dreams which we are unable nornu do while awake. Of nlrbu interest I retained his study under Ayu Khandro, a woman,then years of age.

One transmission type particularly emphasized in relation to Dream Yoga, symbolism and iconography, and trance states, is that of ‘pure vision’ Tibetan: It aims at developing the Mayic body and uses the power of concentration in certain syllables and their visualization. The whole universe arises and dissolves like a mirage. Archived from the original PDF on