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1. What is a mutual dream?
The most generic definition is, "Something in my dream corresponds to
something in your dream." The two classic mutual dreams are meeting and
meshing. In a meeting dream event, I see you and you see me. For meshing dreams,
we share themes, emotions or symbols; or the wording of our dream reports is
quite similar. You dream of gazing in rapture at the night sky; I dream of being
surprised to see the stars after I switch off the light.
2. Where can I find information about mutual dreams?
The most detailed source is *Mutual Dreaming* by Linda Lane Magallon (New
York: PocketBooks, 1997). The book can be ordered at any of the on-line book
stores (like www.amazon.com). Linda spent 15 years researching the field and
facilitating intentional co-dreaming projects. The book covers spontaneous and
intentional mutual dreaming, and includes lucid and non-lucid examples. An
appendix in the back of the book lists references and examples that can be found
in other books. Further information can be found at
http://members.aol.com/caseyflyer/fbnc/fbnc01.htm (Fly-By-Night Club)
3. Where can I share my own mutual dream examples or find co-dreaming
There is no bulletin board or mailing list that specializes in mutual dreams,
only. You might post your dreams at the alt.dreams and alt.dreams.lucid
newsgroups and ask for a response. The two mailing lists that are currently open
to discussion and activity are listed below. People join, start talking about
the subject and then suggest a dream-together project.
The Intuition Network sponsors a list managed by DreamGate called firstname.lastname@example.org
The participants on this list share dreams, have weekly dream incubation
projects, mutual dreaming projects and occasional psi and telepathy dream
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4. What are group mutual dreaming projects and where can I join them?
Group dreaming projects often have a facilitator who chooses a goal and then
requests people to deliberately incubate dreams about the goal.
A meshing goal is an invitation to dream together about a topic or theme. For
example, the February 1998 goal of the *Interactive Dreaming* site was Dreams,
Teach Me New Depths of My Believed
A meeting goal is an invitation to meet in the dreamspace. There is no
ongoing place for group meetings, but results from past projects have been
posted at the *Fly-By-Night Club* web site.