Andrew Holecek


Author on meditation, lucid dreaming, dark retreat, non-dualism, and preparing

to die from a buddhist perspective.


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The Preparing to Die Program

Prepare for the most important journey of your life.


With much anticipation, Andrew’s three-month online interactive training on spiritual and practical preparations for death will take place again starting September 25th, 2024.

This unique program provides an accessible and integrated exploration of a rich and complete cycle of teachings and practices to help us get ready for the end of life.  Live sessions begin Sept 25th (8 PM ET) and occur weekly for 12 weeks.  Full recordings will be available.

Details and Registration

Guest Interviews are now on Edge of Mind

Andrew interviews luminaries in the fields of science, philosophy, spirituality, and psychology, bringing you the latest from leading edge thinkers around the world.  This interview series has proven to be so well received that it now has its own home: Edge of Mind Podcast.

Upcoming Events

Experience Andrew’s teaching in person. Whether its a weekend or week-long retreat, Andrew brings his unique perspective and personality to his Dream Yoga or Death & Dying sessions.  His teachings range from introductory to a high level, in-depth advanced approach.

Unique Multi-Day Retreats


While meditation is used in many religious and spiritual traditions, it is not itself religious or spiritual. It’s a technique, dare we say a “technology,” for taming the mind. Anybody with a mind can practice meditation. – Andrew Holecek

Benefits of Dark Retreat

Benefits of Dark Retreat

Working with Sleep, Creativity, Problem-Solving & Experiencing Altered States Some common reasons for seeking out dark retreats...

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Why Do a Dark Retreat?

Why Do a Dark Retreat?

Why do a dark retreat? At first glance, dark retreat may seem to be an esoteric practice, beyond the reach of the common person....

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Lucid Dreaming

Lucid dreaming and dream yoga is: first you learn how to remember your dreams; then you learn how to wake up in them; then you train your mind in the dream; then you learn how to stay awake in dreamless sleep. 

Preparing for a Good Death

Death is only the end if you think the story is about you.

Pure Land Buddhism

Pure Land Buddhism

In a conversation with the Venerable Thrangu Rinpoche, I had the opportunity to discuss death and dying. In the Tibetan...

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How to Lucid Dream

How to
Lucid Dream:
My Top 10 Techniques

A free pdf download. With the proper techniques, anyone can lucid dream. Find out how.

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