Kelly Bulkeley, PhD

Kelly Bulkeley, PhD

Kelly Bulkeley, PhD, is a global expert on dreaming and a psychologist of religion focusing
on dreams. With degrees from Stanford University, Harvard Divinity School, and the
University of Chicago Divinity School, he is director of the Sleep and Dream Database,
senior editor of the journal Dreaming, and former president of the International Association
for the Study of Dreams. His books include Dreaming Beyond Death, Big Dreams, An
Introduction to the Psychology of Dreaming, and Dreaming in the World’s Religions. His work
has published in the New York Times and TIME magazine. Bulkeley lives in Estacada,

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The Practice of Lucid Dreaming

Journal Article

“Hinduism, Buddhism, and Daoism have been familiar for thousands of years with experiences of self-awareness in dreaming. More than that, all three of these traditions have developed practices aimed at cultivating these kinds of dream experiences and channeling their energies toward spiritual growth and enlightenment.”