Suddenly, during the night, one awakens while dreaming – aware that this is a dream. The “rules” of action, reaction, and of form itself are not that of the waking state – one might leap in the air and fly, transform one’s body into any number of forms, reach up in the sky and grab the sun and clouds, pulling them to the side, bringing forth a canopy of moon and stars. The entire scene, in the lucid dream, has a heightened sense of radiance and joy, vitality and freedom.
Imagine this sense of lucid dreaming is occurring right here and now, dream-like imagery co-arising with sensory nature: especially subtle sight, sound, and feeling-sensations. That there is co-arising -- right here and now -- a sensory environment with luminous imagery as the very opening or clearing for sense of place.
"Mandala: On the Logos of Place,"
Journal of Conscious Evolution: Vol. 19, Article 6.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.ciis.edu/cejournal/vol19/iss19/6
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