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By Paul Auster

ISBN-10: 0805095535

ISBN-13: 9780805095531

From the bestselling novelist and writer of The Invention of Solitude, a relocating and hugely own meditation at the physique, time, and language itself

"That is the place the tale starts, on your physique, and every thing will result in the physique as well.

Facing his sixty-third iciness, the world over acclaimed novelist Paul Auster sits right down to write a historical past of his physique and its sensations—both satisfying and painful.

Thirty years after the booklet of The Invention of Solitude, during which he wrote so movingly approximately fatherhood, Auster supplies us a moment unconventional memoir during which he writes approximately his mother's existence and dying. Winter Journal is a hugely own meditation at the physique, time, and reminiscence, through one in all our so much intellectually dependent writers.

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N: If we have had an exhausting day, and all we can do is eat and fell into a heavy sleep, it is not likely that we will have a dream of clarity. More often, in such circumstances we have dreams about something with which we are preoccupied. It may even be somewhat difficult to remember this dream due to the heaviness of sleep. On the other hand, as we approach the early morning and are almost at the point of awakening, our dreams may become quite clear. It is more likely that they will be associated with our clarity during this period.

When I awoke remembering the instructions, I untied them, and fell asleep once again, slowly relaxing into the state of Samaya. ” In order to comply I opened the tent to let in some fresh air, even though it was very cold and a fierce wind was blowing. Once again I returned to sleep and entered Samaya. 15 As instructed, I relaxed, and directed myself towards this state of Dharmadhatu. Meanwhile, I was awakened by a cough from a nearby tent. I went back to sleep yet another time, and directed myself to go through the successive levels of relaxation.

Your sleep becomes lighter and lighter. You sleep and wake up, sleep and wake up. Such a retreat offers a good opportunity to develop your presence and clarity. In this environment you can more easily discover what it means to have presence when you are sleeping. Your waking and sleeping states thus become integrated. Normally, for a practitioner, one of the principal ways that signs of progress manifest is in dreams. Sometimes there occurs, in dream, an intervention on behalf of the practitioner.

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