We spend a third of our life sleeping, and in numerous cultures throughout the world this pivotal part of everyday life is utilized as a powerful vehicle for personal insight and spiritual growth. In the Tibetan traditions of dream yoga especially, profound practices for tapping into our dreams have been cultivated over centuries--and have become renowned for their transformative power among many yogis and great Tibetan masters. Here, acclaimed dream yoga teacher Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche reveals their secrets. In this new and revised edition of his seminal work, he brings forward his decades of practice and experience to provide step-by-step instructions on this powerful method for liberation. Including detailed illustrations for visualization, this book offers the quintessential guide for both new and adept practitioners alike.
The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep: Practices for Awakening, Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, Shambhala Publications, Paperback, 1998/2023, 265 pages, $19.95
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.