The Best Listens About Dreams

Having weird dreams? You’re not alone. Learn how to understand and even program your nightly adventures with these essential dream listens.

In polite society, it’s considered boring to spend a lot of time talking about our dreams. But with much of the world on lockdown, not only does “polite society” suddenly seem like a relic, many of us are reporting having weirder, more vivid dreams than before. Is it a quirk of isolation—the more mundane and repetitive our days, the more fantastical and elaborate our nights?—or a subconscious processing of the collective trauma of our new reality?

In fact, such questions aren’t new. Dreams have haunted thinkers through history, from the psychoanalytical approach of Western psychology to the phenomenon of lucid dreaming—in which the dreamer is consciously aware of dreaming—which has been studied from the ancient Greeks and Tibetan monks to neuroscientists today. Whether you have an interest in programming your dreams or in learning more about the mysterious “gateway to infinity,” these 10 listens can help you unlock the age-old puzzle of dreams.

Dreams

In Dreams: Language of the Soul, Marion Woodman turns her attention to the world of dreams and their collective patterns and interpretations....

The Art of Dreaming

The author of The Teachings of Don Juan reveals the spiritual adventures that can be attained through dreams, describing his own journeys into new worlds by using ancient, powerful techniques....

The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep

Unlike in the Western psychological approach to dreams, the ultimate goal of Tibetan dream yoga is the recognition of the nature of mind or enlightenment itself....

Dream Gates

Albert Einstein once revealed that the inspiration for his theory of relativity came to him in a dream...

Why We Sleep

Professor Matthew Walker reveals his groundbreaking exploration of sleep, explaining how we can harness its transformative power to change our lives for the better....

Lucid Dreaming

Lucid Dreaming: Gateway to the Inner Self is the account of an extraordinarily talented lucid dreamer who goes beyond the boundaries of both psychology and religion....

Cave and Cosmos

In 1980, Michael Harner blazed the trail for the worldwide revival of shamanism with his seminal classic, The Way of the Shaman. In this long-awaited sequel, he provides new evidence of the reality of heavens....

Dream Yoga

Discover the Hidden Dimension of Your Life—The Dream Realm....

Llewellyn's Complete Book of Lucid Dreaming

This book provides a range of practical techniques, artistic activities, and guided visualizations to help you bring the creativity and super-conscious awareness of lucid dreaming into your life....

The Interpretation of Dreams

First published by Sigmund Freud in 1899, The Interpretation of Dreams considers why we dream and what it means in the larger picture of our psychological lives....

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