Prayer

Whether you’re “religious” or not, consider spending the last few minutes before sleep in a positive frame of mind, thinking about what you would love to have in your life, thinking about questions you’d love to have answers to, sending love to people — praying, in a way. This small bit of preparation will help you make a good entrance into your dreamworld and is good practice for a happy afterlife.

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How to Practice Meditation for Lucid Dreaming

[Scientific studies] “reveal direct links between meditation and lucid dreaming. Both practices involve higher states of awareness (up to the gamma band or 40 Hz) and help you to become more habitually focused, self aware and reflective. Both improve your dream recall, visualization skills and your ability to become lucid automatically, so that even a simple breathing meditation practiced daily will help you achieve profound relaxation and increase your chances of having lucid dreams.”

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The Tibetan Buddhist and Spiritualist Views of After-Death States: Spiritual Travel and the Second Bardo

“It is here where some experience and training in spiritual travel and out-of-body experience may be of greatest help. It may first help the individual maintain a state of detachment. The spiritual traveler who has experienced the inner world during life can take the whirlwind nature of inner world following death with more calm and detachment.”

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Binaural Beats: A Meditative Gateway to Altered States of Consciousness

“Two different frequencies stream into the ears of an individual, preferably wearing headphones, creating a binaural beat within the brain. By introducing one frequency in one ear, and another in the opposite ear, the hemispheres of the brain are obliged to interact and communicate with one another to hear the binaural beat, causing hemisphere synchronicity.”

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