DREAM YOGA, SLEEP YOGA
Tibetan Yungdrung Bön Practices with Lama Geshe YongDong
Sunday August 11
9:30am - 5pm
One third of a human life, or approximately 30 years, is spent in sleeping!
Dream yoga is the earliest method of lucid dreaming, a training created in Tibet at least 1,000 years ago.
The practices are taken from the clear-light methods of the Yungdrung Bon Mother Tantra called "Magyu".
Generally when we are dreaming we believe the dreams and focus on the content and meaning of the dream;
the nature of dreaming itself is seldom examined.
There are two types of dreams – ordinary dreams and lucid dreams. Ordinary dreams depend on your Karmic
conditions and lucid dreams depend on your meditation and awareness.
Geshe la's teaching will focus on the path of dreams – “Miwa Lamcher” – using meditation, visualization, mantra, ritual purification, dream signs and breathing technics.
The primary goal of dream yoga practices is to open a door to the experience of the true nature of mind. The ultimate purpose of Tibetan dream yoga is to purify karmic emotions and lack of awareness and, assist in the realization of enlightenment at the time of death itself.
Clear light or lucid dreams, are associated with being in the present and recognizing with your awareness. If you recognize your dream as a dream, then it is a possible to recognize thoughts and emotions during everyday life and when we recognize them, it is possible to be free from them, whether asleep or awake.
If you have had any previous teachings on Dream Yoga and Sleep Yoga, this one-day workshop will enhance your previous learning; and if you have never had any teachings on this topic, you will learn this introduction to this fascinating teaching.
WHAT TO BRING
- Meditation cushion, yoga mat and/or blanket (limited props available at studio)
- Lunch and snacks
Bursaries available, please contact for more information