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Gnosis 22: Dreams. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT

Gnosis 22: Dreams. A Journal of the Western Inner Traditions - REPRINT (New)

by Gnosis

Publisher: Gnosis

Binding: Magazine

Book ID: GNO22R, GNO22R


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"Esoteric teachings suggest that, rather than being 'illusory' compared to the 'real' world of waking life, the dream world is indeed real. Some traditions, like those of the Australian aborigines, even suggest that the forms of the 'Dreamtime' underpin earthly reality."
- Richard Smoley, from the introduction

Contents -- Winter 1992

A Letter to Readers


Readers' Forum

Alternative Realities

Starry Wisdom
A column by Stephan A. Hoeller

Skeptic's Corner

The Streams of Life
A column by Ted Schultz

Special Forum: Gurdjieff and the Fourth Way

Introduction: Are Dreams for Real?

by Richard Smoley
Many traditions suggest a dream world that underpins earthly reality.

The Dark Speech of God

by Michael McNierney
Early Christians gave a surprising prominence to dreams and visions

Portals of Sleep

by Charles A. Coulombe
To the ancient Celts, dreams were a door to the land of Faerie.

The Dreaming Universe

by Fred Alan Wolf
A physicist explores how quantum physics may revise of notion of both dreams and waking reality.

The Promise of Shared Dreaming

by Barbara Shor
A dreamworker reports on group experiments in dreaming a common dream.

The Body's Role in Dreaming

by Luke Lukens
How the psychological technique of focusing uses your body's wisdom to find meaning in dreams.

Dreams and the Sufi Path

by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee
How Sufi mystics have worked with dreams down through the centuries.

The Dream of the Sleeper

by Refik Algan
Sufi teachings on how dreams mirror our stages of growth on the spiritual path.

The Dream Question of the Kabbalah

by Ariel Bar-Tzadok
A kabbalistic invocation for requesting divine answers through dreams.

The Weighing of the Heart

by D. Jean Collins
What kind of ethics does dreamwork require today?

The Zen of Christianity

by Theodore J. Nottingham
The German master Karlfried Graf Durckheim blended Western and Eastern approaches in his "initiation therapy."

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