Nottingham: ‘The Art of Dreaming’ Day Retreat

Sat 12 Mar 2022, 10am-4:30pm

Led by Arthabandhu

“…certain dreams show us that we can experience states of consciousness which are not only different from the waking state but higher than it. For this reason dreams play an important role , sometimes even a crucial role, in the transformation of the individual.”

(Sangharakshita, Mahayana Myths and Stories)

As part of the Nature of Mind Season Arthabandhu is leading this day on Dreams and Sleep:

We will explore together how to make the most of our dream and sleep lives, looking at how we can bring mindfulness and loving kindness into relation with them in order to discover the depths and treasures they hold. 

The workshop will be an engaging experiential exploration of dreams and sleep and will draw on the experiences of the participants.

Among other things we will look at:

– Practical ways we can develop a rich dreamlife

– What the Buddhist tradition has to say about dreams

– The benefits of bringing mindfulness and loving kindness into our dreams

– And how all this can benefit us during the waking state too

Please bring a vegan/vegetarian lunch to share on the day.

Arthabandhu has been exploring dreams and sleep as part of his Buddhist practice for more than 20 years. During this time he has kept detailed dream diaries, including illustrations, which he has now made into a zine.

Location: Nottingham Buddhist Centre, 9 St Mary’s Place, Nottingham, NG1 1PH

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