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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Views Read Edit View history. We will see them as dreams, rather than mistaking them for real drem. In a different venue Katz also mentions the Steven Laberge approach: One transmission type particularly emphasized in relation to Dream Yoga, symbolism and iconography, and trance states, is that of ‘pure vision’ Tibetan: But most importantly is the actual experience of Katz who travelled to France to meet with N. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. This was an enjoyable dip into the implications of practice for our dreamstate while asleep.

The Methods of Transference. This is the stage of contemplating the dream as mayaand equating this sense of maya with everyday experience in the external world. Oct 06, Kakyn rated it it was amazing.

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Jan 24, Brighid rated it liked it. Most interesting, however, are the accounts of dreams that the author himself experienced. Ka-bab-shi-gyu-pathe lineage stream of Dream Yoga is identified as originating from the Dharmakaya Buddha Vajradhara.

Offer specific insight into the practice of Natural Light. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nodbu included in this book is a text noorbu by Mipham, the nineteenth-century master of Dzogchen, which offers additional insights into this extraordinary form of meditation and awareness. Three bodies Five sheaths Chakra Nadi.

This a beginning more than anything complete in and of itself, at least for me. I’m completely aware of the entire experience from falling asleep to vision which I rather kept private up to waking up shortly after I have lucid dream a lot but I’m rarely conscious for the entire process. 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. Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light.


Critically edited Sanskrit text with Tibetan; in English. More recently, Rinpoche had been a teacher of Tibetan and other languages in Naples, Italy. It is the same as the body of dreams, the mind body.

I’m not sure if I’ll ever be able to master dream yoga, but it can only reinforce my practice. 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. The dreamer should realize that he or she is not the dream body.

This is not a book for beginners. The Methods of Practicing the Essence of Dreams. In Dream Yoga, living may become the dream, and the dream may become the living.

As far as I can see, it is really more suitable for people who have some experience of dzogchen practice and I’m not one of those.

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:. In the second stage, the dreamer is instructed to overcome all fear of the contents of the dream so there is the realization that nothing in the dream can cause harm. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Gastonregal rated it liked it Jul 13, Progressing the sadhana may be metaphorically likened to living the scientific hypothesis of a resolved superposition.

Books by Namkhai Norbu. This happens before I finish reading this book but after the retreat. The result of these practices is greater happiness and freedom in both our waking and dreaming states. Recognizing, transforming, multiplying and unifying the dream with the luminosity of the true nature; these four outline the essential applications of dream yoga.

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 Refresh and try again. The entwined Mantrayana lineages of Nyingmapa, Bonpo, Ngagpa and Mahasiddha are saturated with trance and dream transmissions of teachings, doctrine, etcetera that transcend constructs of time, place and space, these are often called “whispered traditions” and terma.


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Geoffroy Tremblay rated it it was amazing Jul dresm, 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.

The author describes six stages of dream yoga.

After experiences of the intermediate state of bardo an individual comes out of it, a new karmic illusion is created, and another existence begins. Heart Drops of Dharmakaya: Drea Small Canberra, Australia: Namkhai Norbu gives advice, that the realization that the life is only a big dream can help us finally liberate ourselves from the chains of emotions, attachments, and ego and then we have the norb of ultimately becoming enlightened.

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It is also possible to dgeam different yogic practices while dreaming usually such yogic practices one does in waking state through the product and fruit of sadhana is greatly ddeam due to the learning, play and practice context. 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 broader system for enhancing self-awareness called Dzogchen.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate An amazing book. Dream Yoga or Milam [1] Standard Tibetan: