9780791474631

Dreamworlds of Shamanism and Tibetan Buddhism: The Third Place

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    9780791474631

  • ISBN10:

    0791474631

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-05-08
  • Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr
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Table of Contents

List of Tables
Shamanisms and Dreams
The World as Being
Animate and Inanimate Beings
Contracts and Negotiation
Joining Heaven and Earth
Sleep and Dream as Shamanic Activity
Dream, Initiation, and Power
Envisioning the Invisible
Dream in the Ancient Indian Matrix
Ritual and Homology in the Vedas
Vitality and Power in the Vedas
Sleep and Dream in the Vedas
Self and Dream in the Upanisads
Indian Buddhist Views of Dream
Buddhist Dream Theory and Its Indian Context
Dream and Direct Perception of the Buddha
Dreaming and Paranormal Powers
Dream Interpretation and Classification
The Conception Dream of Queen Maya
Dreams of Awakening
Dream and the Moral Condition of the Dreamer
Dream in the Tibetan Context
Conflict and Competition
The Lama, the Shaman, and the Yogi
Dream and Liberation: The Bodhi Orientation
Dreaming and Dying: The Karma Orientation
Dream and Divination: The Pragmatic Orientation
Buddhist Distinctions between Lama and Shaman
Shamanism and Soteriology
Tibetan Dream Theory, Imagery, and Interpretation
General Dream Theory
Theory and Imagery from Medical Texts
Popular Dream Images
Dream and Evidence of Success in Religious Practice
Gaining Permission of the Deity
The Question of Tendrel
Dream and the Illusion of Illusion
Gampopa's Dreams
Notes
Bibliography
Index
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