The blockbuster film Inception has certainly brought dreaming into the spotlight this summer. According to New World Library author and Active Dreaming expert Robert Moss, many of the dreamworld concepts portrayed in the film aren’t just the stuff of sci-fi but have existed in shamanic dreaming traditions for generations and are still accessible to us today. One example is shared dreaming, which Robert wrote about in this recent Beliefnet blog post:
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Shared Dreaming as Home Entertainment
You’re separated from your sweetheart and you’d like to have some good private time together. Can you do that? Absolutely. As in the old song, “You can reach [him or her] with your mind.” The next question is: Your place or mine, or somewhere else altogether? How about meeting up at an elegant restaurant in Paris, or on a lava beach in Hawaii, or at the Moon Cafe (in the astral realm of Luna, don’t you know?) where the bubbly is better than any earthly brand of champagne. You can do this.