Dreams. What is a Dream? Does it have anything to do with Reality? How can we differ Dream from Reality? Why do some dreams keep repeating themselves? Whats the Reality of Dreams? Sometimes we have a dream within a dream, Why? and How?
"You ever have that feeling where you're not sure if you're awake or still dreaming?"- A Quote from Movie 'Matrix'
Dreams - I always discussed this with many of my friends, referred many books, websites. not Satisfied, whatever... I believe in dreams. I believe dreams has the power to unify the body and the mind. It provides you a means for self exploration. I always thought of Living another life through Dreams.
"You mustn't be afraid to dream a little bigger" - A Quote from Movie 'Inception'
It is said that there will be Rapid Eye Movements when a person is in dream.
Now, Whats the meaning of Dreams? definition of Dreams is "series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep". When a strong desire is not happening in the real life, you obtain the same in dreams. Dreams are mental activities occurring during sleep. Sometimes we feel extremely helpless in the dream world also, mostly we are not able to control our own dream. And we don't ever remember the starting point of dream nor does we know how we project a location which is entirely strange in your real life.
Some times your thoughts just before sleep will create a plot for your Dream. Dreams often Speaks Indirectly.
Eg 1.: Death symbolizes changes in life. Changing jobs, moving to another town, break up with lover etc. Death in a dream is getting rid of negatives and replacing with positive ones.
Eg 2.: The person with whom you are angry in your dreams is your best friend.
"How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?" - A Quote from the Movie 'Matrix'
"These aren't just dreams, these are memories and you said never to use memories!" - A Quote from the movie 'Inception'.
We are not able to recall dreams, At times we recall just bits and pieces. But Rarely the unconscious meet conscious state, its the stage we feel something/ Some Incident in our life is happening second time. For eg. when a Bicycle is crossing you, have you ever felt that you had seen the same Bicycle before?. The first time was in your Unconscious stage, Dream and second time in your conscious stage, Real.
Dream is not entirely new, I believe, Dream is designed from our memories for our Future. I believe Dreams has something to do with our future. Sometimes dreams are prophetic of our future.
In Hindu mythology, Lord Siva teach the mantra called “Ramaraksha” to Visvamitra in dreams and he wrote the same thing out in the morning.
Doctors : "Do not wake a person suddenly when in deep sleep (in Dream), because in dreams the self goes out of the body and remains isolated outside. If the self is violently aroused it may not able to come back to normal. In such cases defects such as blindness and deafness, or even Coma may happen."
'The Self', the self is always in wakeup stage, only 'I' or our 'Ego' is sleeping, dreaming. Thats the reason why it is said a 'gnani' or a 'Enlightened' who has knowledge of the Self will have no dreams.
"Dream has become their reality!" - A Quote from the movie 'Inception'
For Your Reference about Dreams
The Best Book : The Interpretation of Dreams - Sigmund Freud.
The Best Website : http://www.yoga-age.com/modern/dreams.html#_VPID_6
The Best Movies : 'Inception(English)' and 'Matrix(English)'