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An ancient practice of he Bon tradition of Buddhism, Dream Yoga is practiced during sleep. Using the hours in which most humans are unconscious in sleep, dream yoga’s techniques train the mind to remain conscious with the ultimate objective of Enlightenment. Dream Yoga differs from Sleep Yoga in that what is aimed to be controlled by the individual is beyond lucid dreaming.

Yep, you heard right. The dreams that Neo talks about in the therapy session scene of the Matrix 4 are dreams that you can aspire to have. That is, if you haven’t already. Dreams of the sort that Neo describes as “dreams that are not dreams at all”, which reveal the true nature of reality are the ultimate goal of the practice of Clear Light of Dream Yoga — a meditation style described in one of the most ancient arms of Buddhism, the Dzogchen tradition. Dream yoga proposes that a lot of Life happens while we’re sleeping. So, instead of…

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