A monk asked the Chinese Ch'an master Chien Paling:
-What is the difference between the meaning of the Sutras and that of the Patriarch?
The master replied:
-When it is cold, hen would go up on a tree and duck down to water.
Dreams are just that ... dreams. They are illusions until you start to believe them to be real. Then, they become delusions. Your life is a delusion cause you know this is all there can be. From your experiences, you know this life. Nothing else. When you begin your inquiry of your mind, you start the journey to see the truth. Sit and practice .... read ... find a teacher ... find a sangha ... hahaha