There is no difference between dream and the waking state, except that the dream is short and the waking state long. Both are the result of the mind.
To awaken is to become progressively less asleep – Jed McKenna
To awaken is to inquire and seeing what’s really true, and to do what we have to become progressively less asleep.
The detached observer – Jed McKenna
The more you realize the dreamstate nature of reality, you start to develop a sense of detached observer quality. A sense of detachment from the character and the dream.
Dis-Identify from the movie of life – Adi Da
It’s like this: when, in a movie, one suddenly stop suspending your disbelief and realizes it to be a movie, not real-life, one becomes totally equanimous about the contents of the movie.