The Dreamfishing Society

Social Dreaming, Dream Exploration, Events, Oneironautical Adventures

The Knowledge of the Heart

        “Dreams pave the way for life, and they determine you without you understanding their language. One would like to learn this language, but who can teach and learn it? Scholarliness alone is not enough; there is a knowledge of the heart that gives deeper insight. The knowledge of the heart is […]

Into The Deep

These are tender times we’re living through. Dwelling in this much uncertainty can be challenging.   There are so many aspects of life to reconsider and re-negotiate: our work and finances; our child and elder care; our relationship to loved ones, to the earth, to the health of our bodies and to time itself. Amidst it […]

Dream Chamber. Notes from the Dream Fields.

It’s Saturday night. A full moon is shining through the window, the floor is covered in duvets and dreamers. There’s an altar full of objects including a unicorn, a rusty key, a jar full of lavender and nine nobbled cakes. The Dreamfishing Society are getting ready for sleep at their inaugural Dream Chamber gathering, exactly […]

ADVENTURES IN THE ONEIROSPHERE: A PILGRIMAGE FROM CERNE TO CERN

Oneiros: the personification of dreams and dreaming in Ancient Greece Oneironaut: one who explores dreams and dreaming The Oneirosphere: dream worlds, the space occupied by dreams If we cultivate what Tibetan dream yoga practitioner Andrew Holececk calls “an atmosphere of open awakening, all centred around a treasured relationship with the dream state” we can soften […]

THE RESTORATIVE POWER OF SLEEP

The border between waking life and the dream state is porous. Every night, in the deepest part of sleep, scents and smells can drift across from the spaces around us and infuse our dreams. When we drop into the REM state which is the most active dreaming phase of sleep, our muscles settle into a […]