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EDITORS’ NOTE

Dreams hold a special place in our cultural psyche—they are associated with the imaginary, the bizarre and supernatural; with aspiration, light, and also darkness; and serve both as warnings and as medicine to heal the heart and soul. They translate our subconscious lives into wild and unpredictable narratives, hinting at a rich and turbulent experience just beneath the surface. Dreams are one way that this unconscious self can become conscious and, as such, dreams and the interpretation of their symbolism are seen by many spiritual traditions as “tools” or “signposts” that can guide the seeker on the path. READ MORE

 

 

 

DISCOURSE

DREAM INTERPRETATION
by Alireza Nurbakhsh

 

ARTICLES AND ESSAYS

PICTURES ON MY EYELIDS
A Jungian Approach to Dreaming
by Josephine Evetts-Secker

THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS
A Dream Traveler Explores Other Dimensions
by Linda H. Mastrangelo

THE INSPIRED SOUL
The Visions of Zayd in Rumi’s Masnavi
by Jawid Mojaddedi

THE ART OF DREAM INQUIRY
Cultivating Seeds of Light
by Mary Lane Potter

INTERVIEW

DREAM YOGA
A Conversation with Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche
by Fred Cooper and Chara Nelson

 

ESSAY

VISITING YOU
by Dani Kopoulos

 

CULTUREWATCH

WAKE UP CALL
An Android Version
Westworld television series review
by Jairan Gahan

POETRY

WHEN I SLEEP
by Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh

HOLY SONNET XXIII
by Joel Armstrong

LAST NIGHT AS I WAS SLEEPING
Translation by Robert Bly
by Antonio Machado

APPLE TREE
by Chris Ellery

INTOXICATED WITH LOVE TONIGHT
by Robert Sternau

THERE’S A PLACE
by Chris Hoffman

 

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