Dreaming in the Lotus: Buddhist Dream Narrative, Imagery, and Practice Serinity Young

ISBN: 9780861711581

Published: October 1st 1995

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320 pages


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Dreaming in the Lotus: Buddhist Dream Narrative, Imagery, and Practice  by  Serinity Young

Dreaming in the Lotus: Buddhist Dream Narrative, Imagery, and Practice by Serinity Young
October 1st 1995 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 320 pages | ISBN: 9780861711581 | 7.77 Mb

Dreams play a powerful role in the sacred biographies of Indo-Tibetan Buddhism: they foretell the births of religious figures, describe their accomplishments, and reveal esoteric teachings.In this fascinating study of the Buddhist dream experience,MoreDreams play a powerful role in the sacred biographies of Indo-Tibetan Buddhism: they foretell the births of religious figures, describe their accomplishments, and reveal esoteric teachings.In this fascinating study of the Buddhist dream experience, Dr. Serinity Young explores the complex functions of dreams in the sacred biographies of the Buddha and other central Buddhist figures, and reveals the ever-changing nature of dreams in Buddhist thought and practice.Young presents a fascinating, culturally varied picture of the Buddhist dream experience and its revelations about Buddhist ideas of consciousness, cognition, and salvation.

Using biographies of the Buddha and other important Buddhist figures, Serinity Young explores the functions of dreams and maps their role at the intersection of biography, history, and religious belief.



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