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    Description"If we cannot carry our practice into sleep, " Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche writes, "if we lose ourselves every night, what chance do we have to be aware when death comes? Look to your experience in dreams to know how you will fare in death. Look to your experience of sleep to discover whether or not you are truly awake."

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    The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Wangyal Rinpoche Tenzin
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 220
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    ISBN 13: 9781559391016
    ISBN 10: 1559391014

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    B&T Merchandise Category: REL
    B&T General Subject: 690
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    BIC subject category V2: VFMG, HREX
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24720
    Ingram Subject Code: RS
    Ingram Theme: RELI/BUDDHI
    Libri: I-RS
    BISAC V2.8: REL007000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRORLBUD
    DC22: 294.3/4446, 294.34446
    BISAC V2.8: REL007020
    DC21: 294.34436
    BISAC V2.8: OCC006000
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    LC classification: BQ7982.2 .W36 1998
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    LC classification: BQ7982.2
    Thema V1.0: QRFB21, VFMG
    Shambhala Publications Inc
    Imprint name
    Snow Lion Publications
    Publication date
    26 October 1998
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, a lama in the Bon tradition of Tibet, presently resides in Charlottesville, Virginia. He is the founder and director of Ligmincha Institute, an organization dedicated to the study and practice of the teachings of the Bon tradition. He was born in Amritsar, India, after his parents fled the Chinese invasion of Tibet and received training from both Buddhist and Bon teachers, attaining the degree of Geshe, the highest academic degree of traditional Tibetan culture. He has been in the United States since 1991 and has taught widely in Europe and America.
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    "This book gives detailed instruction for dream yoga, including foundational practices done during the day. In the Tibetan tradition, the ability to dream lucidly is not an end in itself--rather it provides an additional context in which one can engage in advanced and effective practices to achieve liberation. Dream yoga is followed by sleep yoga, also known as the yoga of clear light. It is a more advanced practice similar to the most secret Tibetan practices. The goal is to remain awake during deep sleep when the gross conceptual mind and the operation of the senses cease. Most Westerners do not even consider this depth of awareness a possibility, yet it is well-known in Tibetan Buddhist and Bon spiritual traditions.The result of these practices is greater happiness and freedom in both our waking and dreaming states. "The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep" imparts powerful methods for progressing along the path to liberation. A detailed guide to using our night-lives for awakening: thought-provoking inspiring and lucid."--Stephen LaBerge, PhD, author of "Lucid Dreaming" "This explication of the dream and sleep practices becomes a window on the entire teachings of Tibetan Tantra and Dzogchen. I enjoyed this book immensely. . . . Powerfully and beautifully presented."--Martin Lowenthal, co-author of "Opening the Heart of Compassion" "The most illuminating book on this topic to appear to date."--J. Marvin Spiegelman, PhD "This is an appealing book not only for Buddhist dream yoga practitioners but for anyone interested in the whole area of lucid dreaming or dream work. The Tibetan syllables and the places they are to be visualized within the body are clearly illustrated; the practical instructions are well-placed within a theoretical framework; and the entire work has the flavour of direct oral teaching from an expert."--"The Tibet Journal " "Extremely clear and detailed."--"Shambhala Sun" "Powerful methods for progressing along the path for liberation."--"The Indian International Journal of Buddhist Studies"