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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Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light

No trivia or quizzes yet. As mentioned before, if you are currently practicing or partaking in yoga it is much easier to actualize or understand what is being expressed. One can then dream with lucidity and do all sorts of things, such as: No eBook available Amazon.

Ka-bab-shi-gyu-pathe lineage stream of Dream Yoga is identified as originating from the Dharmakaya Buddha Vajradhara. 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:.

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One transmission type particularly dram in relation to Dream Yoga, symbolism and iconography, and trance states, is that of ‘pure vision’ Tibetan: Massimo rated it really liked it Sep 07, Rinpoche and learn about his methods and get proof they really work.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate An amazing book. The Dharmakaya, synonymous with Vajradhara Buddha, is the source of all the manifestations of enlightenment.

Inaccessible and oddly written even for someone who is accustomed to reading fringe spirituality books. This material deepens the first edition’s emphasis on specific exercises to develop awareness within the dream and yog states.

Also according to this teaching, there is a correspondence between the states of sleep and dream and our experiences when we die.


Oxford University Press, as one of the six subtypes of yoga elaborated by the Tibetan guru Marpa and passed down by his disciple Milarepa. Sep 03, Toria rated it it was ok. Stefano Minichilli rated it it was amazing Nov 17, Informative short book on dream yoga and natural light practice, with the added bonus of pointing out instructions at the end. He goes beyond the practices of lucid dreaming that have been popularized in the West by presenting methods for guiding dream states that are part of a The Methods of Transference.

Apr 12, Owlseyes rated it really liked it Shelves: The entwined Mantrayana lineages of Nyingmapa, Bonpo, Ngagpa and Mahasiddha are saturated with trance and dream transmissions of teachings, doctrine, ypga that transcend constructs of time, place and space, these are often called “whispered traditions” and terma. Of special interest I retained his study under Ayu Khandro, a woman,then years of age. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

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.

The book also provides a biography of the Tibetan master. Both the objects in the dream dfeam objects in the world in the Buddhist worldview are therefore empty and have no substantial nature. Most Westerners do not even consider this depth of awareness a possibility, yet it is well-known in Tibetan Buddhist and Bon spiritual traditions. Critically edited Sanskrit text with Tibetan; in English.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The Methods of Practicing the Essence of Dreams. He used many examples, like an echo, a city in the clouds or a rainbow to illustrate the illusory nature of the phenomenal world.

Has a fair amount of specific practical advice for techniques, though probably reads more smoothly if you have more background in tibetan buddhism and know some of the vocabulary. As far as I noru see, it is really more suitable for people who have some experience of dzogchen practice and I’m not one of those. 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.


Open Preview See a Problem? That’s not something to make very much ado about, it was still highly experiential, but it was very useful to have a concrete experience to compare with this short book with its dzogchen view. I was skeptical about the instructions for sleeping one one side or the other, based on if you’re male or female, because of Auspiciously, I fell asleep while listening to this text and had a very vivid dream.

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Rob Small Canberra, Australia: Dreams represent just one type of illusion. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Archived copy as title link accessed: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Once lucidity has been established the applications are limitless.

Andria rated it really liked it Sep 22, Views Read Edit View history. Progressing the sadhana may be metaphorically likened to living the scientific hypothesis of a resolved superposition. In Dream Yoga, living may become the norbuu, and the dream may become the living. Retrieved from ” https: