Tibetan Dream Yoga Resources

Choegyal Namkhai Norbu, author of Dream Yoga and the Practice of Natural Light, Revised (2002) was born in 1938 in Derghe, in Eastern Tibet and was recognised at birth as the reincarnation of a noted exponent of the Dzogchen tradition. Notwithstanding his youth, he was already well known by the end of the 1950s as … Read more

Tibetan Dream Yoga Instructions

Under all conditions during the day, hold to the concept that all things are of the substance of dreams and that you must realize their true nature. Evans-Wentz, trans.,The Yoga of the Dream State, The Yoga of the Six Doctrines • Visualize and meditate on the Tibetan syllable “ah,” in the center of your body. … Read more

Dalai Lama on the Clear Light

“According to Dam-tsik-dor-jay, a Mongolian from Kalka, when the [tantric] view of the Great Perfection is taught, it also is divided into two categories, objective and subjective. The former can be understood in the vocabulary of the New Translation Schools [Kagyud, Sakya, & Gelug], just explained, as the objective clear light, that is to say, … Read more

What is Tibetan Dream Yoga?

In Tibetan Yoga and Secret Doctrines (Evans-Wentz, trans., London: Oxford University Press, 1935) dream yoga is one of six subtypes of yoga elaborated by the Tibetan guru Marpa and passed down by his well-known disciple Milarepa. The practice has a number of steps, which permit the individual to gradually gain increasing amounts of control in … Read more