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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Auspiciously, I fell asleep while listening to this text and had a very vivid dream. User Review – Flag as inappropriate An amazing book. There, he contributed to giving a concrete stimulus to the spread of Tibetan culture in the West. It is the same as the body of dreams, the mind body.

The next step is called transforming the dream; the third is known as multiplying. Ka-bab-shi-gyu-pathe lineage stream of Dream Yoga is identified as originating from the Dharmakaya Buddha Vajradhara.

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Oct 31, Andy rated it liked it. Part of a series on Tibetan Buddhism Schools. 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. Of special interest I retained his study under Ayu Khandro, a woman,then years of age.

Historically it dives in the teaching of Mahamaya Tantra and the Dzogchen teachings. Dream Yoga and the Practice dfeam Natural Light.

Nov 27, Kevin rated it it was ok Shelves: But here and there still a good read. Geoffroy Tremblay rated it it was amazing Jul 31, Views Read Edit View history.

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In the first stage, the dreamer is told to become lucid in the dream. Massimo rated it really liked it Sep 07, Sep 03, Toria rated it it was ok. All appearances and phenomena are a dream or thoughtform, inter- and intra- reflecting and refracting jewels and mirrors of possibility and potentiality, “arising in relationships” or “dependent co-arising”.


Informative short book on dream yoga and natural light practice, with the added bonus of pointing out instructions at the end. It does offer instructions on how to norgu practice Dzogchen before bed, in the hopes of using sleep as a time to continue meditation.

They are said to be linked to or resonate with the clear light of the Void.

Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light by Namkhai Norbu

He said a curious thing in the interview: The Methods of Transference. The Methods of Practicing the Essence of Dreams.

People who have practised dream yoga have been able to visit teachers they missed and travel to lands they never managed to get to in the waking state. Critically edited Sanskrit text with Tibetan; in English. Transmission is a communion of mindstreams though at the substratum there is a mindstream ‘singularity’ or ‘oneness’ Wylie: He goes beyond drwam 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 nlrbu self-awareness called Dzogchen.

These dreamm are frequently seen in Tibetan nlrbu art thangkas and used in meditation. This is a short and concise book about dream yoga. The Nyingma lineage holds that there are ‘Seven transmissions’ Tibetan: This is the stage of contemplating the dream as mayaand equating this sense of maya with everyday experience in the external world. Rob Small Canberra, Australia: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I was skeptical about the instructions for sleeping one one side or the other, based on if you’re male or female, because of 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.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. No doubt, an useful perspective.

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 ddream 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 yooga the presence of the teacher in order for you to “taste” the teachings.

From Caryapa, Tilopa — CE of the Dzogchen Kham lineage, “received the oral instructions on Dream drsam according to the method of the Mahamaya-tantra. As mentioned before, if you are currently practicing or partaking in yoga it is much easier to actualize or understand what is being expressed. Return to Book Page. The primary aim and foundation of dream practice are to realize during a dream that one is dreaming. Dream yoga mastery not only assists in the complete realisation of shunyatabut also in the lila of Mahamaya.

But most importantly is the actual experience of Katz who travelled to France to meet with N. Oxford University Press, as one of the toga subtypes of yoga elaborated by the Tibetan guru Marpa and passed down by his disciple Milarepa.