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Recommended Videos:

                                                    Recommended Books:

              Realities of the Dreaming Mind: The Practice of Dream Yoga

              Swami Sivinanda Radha

              The Tibetan Yogas Of Dream And Sleep

              Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

              Dream Yoga: Illuminating Life Through Lucid Dreaming and the Tibetan Yogas of Sleep

              Andrew Holecek

              Lucid Dreaming: A Concise Guide to Awakening in Your Dreams and in Your Life

              Stephen LaBerge Ph.D.

              Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light

              Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

             Dzogchen: The Self-Perfected State

             Chogyal Namkhai Norbu

             The Supreme Source: The Fundamental Tantra of Dzogchen

             Chogyal Namkhai Norbu & Andriano Clemente

             The Tibetan Book of the Dead

             Padmasambhava

             Tibetan Dream Yoga- The Royal Road to Enlightenment

             Michael Katz

 

             The Yoga of Sleep and Dreams: The Night-School of Sadhana

             Sri Aurobindo

            Healing with Form, Energy, & Light: 5 Elements in Shamanism, Tantra, and   Dzogchen

            Tenzin Wangyal

            Understanding our Mind:50 Verses on Buddhist Psychology

            Thich Nhat Hanh

           The Law of Light: The Secret Teachings of Jesus

           Lars Muhl

           The O Manuscript: The Seer, The Magdalene, The Grail

           Lars Muhl

The Heart Suttra

 

Gate, Gate, Paragate, Para Sam gate Bodhi svaha  

 

The core tenets of Buddhism are expressed in the teaching known as the Heart of the Great Wisdom Sutra. Although it is the shortest of all the sutras, containing only 632 characters in the traditional Chinese translation, it explains the essence of Buddhism, which is KU, or Emptiness.  The meaning is essentially that by letting go of your preconceived notions, opinions, and attachments, you can become open to all the wonders of our life. All things are empty. This is the realization of nothingness. But, emptiness or nothingness does not just mean nothing. It means not being attached to anything; especially your own perceptions and ideas so that you can see your life clearly.  

Gate, Gate, Paragate, Para Sam gate Bodhi svaha

Gate, Gate, Paragate, Para Sam gate Bodhi svaha

Gate, Gate, Paragate, Para Sam gate Bodhisvaha.

Bodhi Svaha 

 

English:

Gone, Gone, Gone beyond Gone utterly beyond

Gone, Gone, Gone beyond Gone utterly beyond

Gone, Gone, Gone beyond Gone utterly beyond

Oh what an Awakening

Gate means gone. Gone from suffering to the liberation of suffering. Gone from forgetfulness to mindfulness. Gone from duality into non-duality. Gate gate means gone, gone. Paragate means gone all the way to the other shore. So this mantra is said in a very strong way. Gone, gone, gone all the way over. In Parasamgate sam means everyone, the sangha, the entire community of beings. Everyone gone over to the other shore. Bodhi is the light inside, enlightenment, or awakening. You see it and the vision of reality liberates you. And svaha is a cry of joy or excitement, like "Welcome!" or "Hallelujah!" "Gone, gone, gone all the way over, everyone gone to the other shore, enlightenment, svaha!"

Tibetan Buddhist Dzogchen teachings from which dream yoga practice is derived say that at some point the dreams stop and one rests in pure awareness without attachment to phenomenon in the waking or sleeping dream states. Dream yoga prepares one for the ultimate experience in life which we call death. With a greater understanding of and less attachment to phenomenal reality one is better able to navigate through waking dream and the bardo states during the time of transition from waking life to and through the gateless gate, into the beyond, and beyond the beyond.

           No Coming No Going

             No coming, no going

            No after, no before

              I hold you close to me,

               I release you to be so free

                   Because I am in you, and you are in me

                   Because I am in you, and you are in me