Dreamless sleep

March 15, 2016

When one is absorbed in dreamless sleep,
He is one with the Self, though he knows it not.
We say he sleeps, but he sleeps in the Self.

Rest Dream

When a person is sleeping soundly,
Free from dreams, with a still mind,
That is the Self, fearless and deathless.
That is Brahman, the supreme.

(Chandogya Upanishad, transl. Eknath Easwaran)

illustration: Yumi Sakugawa

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