Andrew is a featured guest contributor in the Summer 2016 edition of Conscious Lifestyle Magazine.
This article is excerpted from Andrew’s book: Dream Yoga: Illuminating Your Life Through Lucid Dreaming and the Tibetan Yogas of Sleep.
We dream at night what we think of during the day. In dream yoga, we want to seed the thoughts to wake up within our dreams.
What Is a Lucid Dream?
Lucid dream” is a term hinted at by the scholar Marquis d’Hervey de Saint-Denys (1822–1892), but which was coined by the Dutch psychiatrist Frederik van Eeden (1860–1932). In the West, lucid dream accounts go back as far as Aristotle, with the first Western lucid dream report written in 415 CE by Saint Augustine. A lucid dream is when you wake up to the fact that you’re dreaming, but you still remain in the dream—that is, you’re dreaming and you know it…