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Questions tagged [dream]

This tag can be used for general questions about dreams. A dream is a succession of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that usually occurs involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep. Note that analysis of a specific dream is off-topic.

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Need clarification on the analogy of dream in Advaita

My background is in Vishistadvaita and I have always had a few challenges in understanding some of the concepts from Advaita and have wondered if later acharyas in the Advaita sampradaya have provided ...
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What is “kaal sarpa dosha/yoga”? What are the solutions?

This is a very famous dosha/yoga in certain Kundali-s. There is a Hindi wikipedia article about it. It is said to be formed when all the planets come between Rahu & Ketu during the birth time. ...
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What do scriptures say about lucid dreaming?

There are 4 states of consciousness - waking, dreaming, dreamless and Turiya although some people do refer to 5th state called Turiyatita. According to Adi Shankara, dreams are created by Jiva. ...
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What is the name of the power which allows one to know future in dreams?

What is the name of the power which allows one to know future in dreams? One of my relatives say they can see future in their dreams. Is this a spiritual gift? What is its name? What practices and ...
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What is the significance for a woman of seeing one's hair parting filled with Vibhuti (sacred ash ) during her marriage in her dreams?

What is the significance for a woman of seeing one's hair parting filled with Vibhuti (sacred ash ) during her marriage in her dreams? Do any Scriptures discuss the significance of such dreams? Does ...
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What substances cause prophetic dreams?

As I discuss in this question, by far the most popular school of Hindu philosophy is the Vedanta school, which bases its tenets on the doctrines laid out in the Brahma Sutras, a work by the sage Vyasa ...