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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Not to be confused with just lucid dream as in the Western Laberge’s nkrbuDream of Clarity is lucid dream without karmic traces on waking life and is arisen from Clarity rather than impression. As a child he was recognized as the ypga of the great Dzogchen Master Adzom Drugpa and later by the sixteenth Karmapa as a reincarnation of Shabdrung Ngawang Namgyalthe first Dharmaraja of Bhutan.

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

Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light : Namkhai Norbu :

The dreamer should realize that he or she is not the dream body. 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 In the bardo one has 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”.


Indian Buddhist Tantra Anuttarayoga Tantra. Andria rated it really liked it Sep 22, Inaccessible and oddly written even for someone who is accustomed to reading fringe spirituality books. The next step is called transforming the dream; the third is known as multiplying.

Part of a series on. Buddha Shakyamuni often told his disciples to regard all phenomena as dreams.

After gaining control over objects and their transformations, in the fifth stage, the dreamer should realize that the dreamer’s dream body is as insubstantial as the other objects in the dream. We can do many things in dreams which we noebu unable to do while awake.

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.

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Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light

Next, the dreamer should contemplate how all phenomena both in the dream and in waking life are similar because they change, and that life is illusory in both states because of this constant change.

Finally, in the sixth stage, the images of deities BuddhasBodhisattvasor Dakinis should be visualized in the lucid dream state.


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.

Archived from the original PDF on Critically edited Sanskrit text with Tibetan; in English. It is the same as the body of dreams, nobru mind body. Transmission is a communion of mindstreams though at the substratum there is a mindstream ‘singularity’ or ‘oneness’ Wylie: Historically it dives in the teaching of Mahamaya Tantra and the Dzogchen teachings.

The book also provides a biography of the Tibetan master. yoag

Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light by Namkhai Norbu

The dreamer is instructed to concentrate on these symbolic images without distraction or thinking about other things so that the revelatory side of these symbols will become norbh. That is the first exercise.

Dreams represent just one type of illusion. But most importantly is the actual experience of Katz who travelled to France to meet with N. In the first stage, the dreamer is told to become lucid in the dream. Massimo yoa it really liked it Sep 07, Carmen J Yogaa rated it it was amazing Apr 21, Various Tibetan lamas are unanimous that it is more of a passing of an enlightened experience rather than any textual information.