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Sleep – the gateway to other worlds

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According to traditional belief while one is asleep the human soul or shadow departs from the body and leaves for the unknown and it is dreams that are the memories of these travels.

Why we must never startle a person while they are sleeping; what kind of taboos are there for the place where you can and can’t fall asleep; when should we tell someone our dreams and how did young girls “read” their dreams to find out who they would marry – find out in The sweetest thing: traditional beliefs and notions of sleep and dreams from Radio Bulgaria’s collection.

Editing by Elena Karkalanova

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