Lucid Dreaming Immersive Retreat @Purelands Retreat, Scotland (June 2020)

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Kagyu Samye Ling Monastery Guesthouse

· Langholm

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Purelands Retreat Centre is about 150 metres from Samye Ling and signposted. Parking is available in the main Samye Ling carpark.

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DREAMS OF AWAKENING: LUCID DREAMING IMMERSIVE RETREAT
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In this immersive lucid dreaming retreat Charlie Morley shows us how to utilise the third of our life that we spend sleeping to dream lucidly, sleep consciously and to train our minds to be “more awake, more aware, and more kind.”

This retreat offers a uniquely holistic approach to lucid dreaming with the core aims of psychological growth and nocturnal spiritual practice.
The retreat is open to complete beginners (as well as seasoned lucid dreamers) and will include everything you need to learn how to lucid dream and to wake up to your fullest potential.

We will combine a 12-hour daily schedule with optional night-time practices which help us move into the possibility of 24-hour mindfulness.

The retreat includes teachings on the history, science and practice of lucid dreaming from both the Western and Tibetan Buddhist dream yoga traditions, instructions on how to maintain awareness into and out of sleep, recognition of the dreamlike nature of the waking state and of course: plenty of practical teachings on “how to lucid dream”.

Highlights include:

• Guided lucid dream sessions throughout the night (optional)
• Tibetan Dream Yoga practices
• Lucid dreaming psychodrama exercises
• Periods of silence and reflection
• Daily dream sharing circles

Charlie’s teaching style is highly practical: using music, movement and interactive exercises which all serve to deepen the learning experience. On all residential retreats participants have the opportunity to engage in group dreaming sessions throughout the night in which Charlie guides the group into each dream period with a specific lucidity technique.

How do these night-time practices work exactly? Participants have the option to spend the second half of the night sleeping in the workshop space where Charlie will guide them into several sessions of lucid dream practice.

The night-time wake ups are totally optional though so if you would prefer to stay in your room then that is absolutely fine.

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What to bring? (for the optional sleepover sessions):

• A camping mattress/roll matt
• A sleeping bag/blanket.
• Extra pillow if you need one
• Enthusiasm and a sense of humour!

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Dates & timings:
6pm start on Wednesday June 17th[masked]am finish on Sunday June 21st 2020

Venue:
Purelands Retreat Centre (Samye Ling Monastery)
Eskdalemuir, Langholm, Dumfriesshire,
DG13 0QL,
Scotland

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Prices:
10 Earlybird places: £350 (before Jan 1st 2020)

Full price: £450 (after Jan 1st 2020)

(A £150 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your place and full payment required by May 6th)

Prices include:
• Full course fee, single room (with shared bathroom) and all veg meals
• All bedding and towels
• Pens, paper and any course materials.

Payment details:
For bank transfer details please email Charlie at [masked]

Cancellation policy:
Cancellation after May 6th 2020 is fully non-fundable.

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About Charlie:

Charlie Morley has been lucid dreaming for 20 years and was “authorised to teach” within the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism by Lama Yeshe Rinpoche in 2008. He has since developed a holistic approach to dream work called Mindfulness of Dream & Sleep and written three books which have been translated into 14 languages.

For over 10 years Charlie has run workshops & retreats in more than 20 countries and continues to teach internationally. He’s spoken at Cambridge University, the Ministry of Defence Mindfulness Symposium, The Houses of Parliament and given the first ever TED talk about lucid dreaming.

For more info on Charlie see: https://www.charliemorley.com/about/