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05 May

Nidra: The Yoga of Dreamless Sleep

There exists a natural four step process for learning lucid deep sleep. First practice formless, clear, focused, and relaxed varieties of meditation while awake, then while dreaming, then while lucid dreaming, and finally during deep sleep. ...

28 Apr

Lucid Dreaming: Why Become a Dream Toilet Brush?

Let us say you are in a lucid dream, riding your bike in the mountains. All of a sudden you look up and there is an avalanche on the hillside coming down fast, toward you! What do you do? ...

18 Mar

Perl’s Gestalt Therapy and Dream Yoga

As a potent tool for helping wake up into the present moment, Gestalt therapy qualifies as a dream yoga. Its many strengths are compared and contrasted with Integral Deep Listening dream yoga. ...

14 Mar

The Psychology of C.G. Jung and Dream Yoga

From fixations, his “four functions,” and dreams, to archetypes and the collective unconscious, Carl Gustav Jung, MD., has had a profound and lasting impact on how we view the mind and human development. How does his thought relate to Dream Yogas and Integral Deep Listening, in particular? ...

02 Mar

Freudian Psychoanalysis and Integral Deep Listening

This chapter from the book, Dream Yogas, explores the relationship between core Freudian concepts of the unconscious, ego, illness, therapy, dreams, symbology, and interpretation from the perspective of Integral Deep Listening. ...

10 Feb

Ken Wilber’s Integral AQAL and Integral Deep Listening

This is a chapter from the book, Dream Yogas, by Joseph Dillard. It asks, “What does Ken Wilber’s Integral AQAL say about dream yoga? How does it compare and contrast with the Integral Deep Listening, in particular, one form of dream yoga? ...

27 Jan

Tibetan Dream Yoga

The following is a chapter from the book Dream Yogas. It compares one type of dream yoga, Integral Deep Listening, with several traditional approaches, including shamanism, Chinese traditions, Hinduism, Buddhism, and several other contemporary paths to awakening, including lucid dreaming, Ken Wilber’s Integral AQAL, and various psychotherapeutic approaches. ...

22 Jan

Theravadin Buddhism and Dream Yoga

An introduction to Buddhism in the context of Integral Deep Listening Dream Yoga, Chapter 4 of the book, “Dream Yogas.” ...

20 Jan

Chinese Contributions to Dream Yoga

The contributions of Chinese shamanism, Taoism, and Confucianism to dream yoga, a chapter from the book, “Dream Yogas.” ...