[INDOLOGY] Lucid dreaming in Sanskrit?

Franco franco at uni-leipzig.de
Sat Sep 9 11:35:24 UTC 2017

The term svapnAntika-jnAna is sometimes explained so (i.e. An awareness that is part of a dream and in which one is aware that one dreams).
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> On 9 Sep 2017, at 12:22, Matthew Kapstein via INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
> I forgot to add that the mahAjagrat "great awakening" of the MokSopaya,
> discussed by Juergen Hanneder in his very interesting contribution to 
> http://indologica.de/drupal/?q=node/652
> ( a book that may be in any case pertinent)
> also seems to intimate lucid dreaming. As Hanneder puts it (p. 93)
> "a dream world (svapna) becomes a new waking state...."
> - Matthew
> Matthew Kapstein
> Directeur d'études, 
> Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes
> Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies,
> The University of Chicago
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