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Sleep Dreams Spiritual

Sleep Dreams Spiritual

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Published by Yug Shilpi
Sleep Dreams Spiritual
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SLEEP, DREAMS AND SPIRITUAL REFLECTIONS
 AUTHOR
SHRIRAM SHARMA ARCHARYA
Compiled and Translated by:Dr. Rajani JoshiIndian Institute of Technology BombayPublisher: Shantikunj, Haridwar(U.P), India, 249411
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Sleep, Dream and Spiritual Reflections
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PREFACE
Dreams have always been the focus of curiosity, interest, and quest of the humanmind. These have led to varieties of false convictions and mystic notions on the onehand, and have accelerated research in Psychology, Neurology and Parapsychologyon the other. The reality, origin, reflections and implications of dreams are discussedin great detail in this book, which is compiled from the translation of the Chapters 4and 5 of the volume 18 of “Pt. Shriram Sharma Acharya Vangmaya” series.A detailed description of the history and trends in the oriental and occidentalphilosophy and science of dreams is presented here. The myths and facts aboutacquisition of extra sensory knowledge, precognition, and psychological depths ofthe unconscious mind and the unknown subtle world of the inner self throughdreams are elucidated here. Thorough reviews of Freud’s, Jung’s and contemporarypsychological theories vis-à-vis the relevant aspects of the ancient science ofspirituality are discussed under broad perspectives.The current status and future scope of research on dreams is discussed withsubstantial references. Special attention is focused on dream based early detection,diagnosis and therapies in the context of reported scientific experiments. The readerswill also get to know how the decipheration of dreams could help resolving thecomplexities of psychosomatic disorders and elevating one’s psychology.Sleep is an integral part of life. The variegated experiences of dreams also becomepossible in this phase. In normal case, for most of us sleep is almost an automatic,mechanical, or routine process. We do realize its importance in relaxing andrecharging of the body and the mind but hardly pay any attention to its significantrole in harmonizing the brain functions, mental stability and self-development. Thepresent book unfolds the multiple facets of this natural and crucial process of daily-life.Interrelationship of sleep, dreams and the limitless potentials of the conscious,subconscious, and the unconscious mind are lucidly focused here in great depth. Thecauses, pernicious effects, and remedies of insomnia, somnabulism, and otherdisorders of sleep are discussed with substantial examples. Live examples ofmysterious cases of sleepless healthy and normal life for several decades and thoseof decade’s long natural sleep are also reported with details on the ancient andmodern research findings on such wonders of human brain. The trenchancy of mindand its improved learning capabilities during deep sleep is given special mentionhere and the results of recent experiments, research trends, and scope of the

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