Lucid Dreaming Community & Resource - Home. Lucid Dreaming Community & Resource - What is Lucid Dreaming? A lucid dream is a dream in which you know you are dreaming.
Typically this happens when the dreamer experiences something strange, and when they stop to question their reality, they realize they are in a dream. Lucid dreams happen naturally on occasion, although some people may have them naturally more often than others. The definition of lucid dreaming may be simple, but there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding it. Misconceptions The definition of lucid dreaming may be simple, but just like many other things which are relatively unknown by the public, there are a lot of misconceptions surrounding it. A dream isn't lucid unless you control it There is some confusion about the difference between lucidity and dream control.
Lucid dreaming is new age Because almost everyone has lucid dreams naturally every once in a while, we know that lucid dreaming is not limited by any one viewpoint. Lucid dreaming advocates escapism Dreams contain messages that are lost with lucid dreaming. Basic Meditations. Other Delusions: pride, ignorance, doubt, jealousy, laziness, loneliness, bruised ego. "Emotions reflect intentions.
Therefore, awareness of emotions leads to awareness of intentions. Every discrepancy between a conscious intention and the emotions that accompany it, points directly to a splintered aspect of the self that requires healing. " Gary Zukav For specific meditationson these subjects, see the List of Sample Meditations. Pride is defined as an exaggerated positive evaluation of oneself, often based on a devaluation of others. TRANSFORM: inferiority feelings, fears for attack create a shield, leading to isolation WITH: observation, analysis, equanimity, courage and tong-len.
"...to have greater self-awareness or understanding means to have a better grasp of reality. Introduction to Emotions. "Delusions are states of mind which, when they arise within our mental continuum, leave us disturbed, confused and unhappy.
Therefore, those states of mind which delude or afflict us are called 'delusions' or 'afflictive emotions'. " His Holiness the Dalai Lama "Monks, there are beings who suffer not from disease of body for 1 year, for 2 years... even for 100 years. But it is hard to find in the world beings who can admit freedom from mental disease even for one moment, save only those who have destroyed delusions. " The Buddha [Anguttara Nikaya (A.II:143); Samyutta Nikaya (S.III.:2)] As mentioned in the page on Rebirth, Buddhist psychology describes four Mental Aggregates: Feeling, Discrimination, Primary Consciousnesses (5 senses and mental awareness) and the other aspects, gathered as the Compositional Factors. The Feeling Aggregate is defined as 'an omnipresent factor of the mind which labels experiences into three categories: pleasant, unpleasant or neutral': Lack of Self-Confidence. "Self-confidence is not a feeling of superiority, but of independence.
" Lama Yeshe "Self-confidence is knowing that we have the capacity to do something good and firmly decide not to give up. " His Holiness the Dalai Lama Lack of self-confidence or low self-esteem is not directly defined in the Buddhist tradition, but it would certainly be classified as a negative emotion or delusion, as it exaggerates one's limitations in capacity, quality and potential for growth.
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A Mercury retrograde period is a difficult time to begin new projects linked to communication, networking, information-flow and travel. Extra caution is needed to ensure that messages are clearly understood and delivered; this often involves slowing things down and ensuring that compromises are not made for the sake of speed. Mercury retrograde reminds us that efficiency is built upon stability, so think of it as a maintenance period, ideal for revisiting old problems that call for action but lay ignored.
If communication problems exist, Mercury retrograde will bring them back to your attention. By taking time out to resolve them now you will be better equipped to make smooth progress in the future.