Lucid dreaming is where you realize in your dream that you’re dreaming. Anything that you can normally do in dreams, such as fly or shoot fireballs, you can do in a lucid dream, but you are an active participant deciding what to do.
I try to see everything as a learning experience. In this mathematical reality, things are as they are.
I’m not necessarily a Buddhist, but it does seem that expecting a specific future is a definite route to suffering.
It seems to me to have death of awareness there needs to be separation of ego and nature, else the mind affects everything and everything affects the mind and there can be no precise, actual division, just as there is no true separation between ocean and whirlpool.