Gyana or wisdom or enlightenment does not come gradually,
little by little, day by day.
It blazes forth
all at once
in all its fullness,
when the practice
So the bottom line is – it takes a fraction of a second. You are either awake in pure consciousness or you are in the dream. Those are the only 2 options.
It only takes a fraction of a second
But you have to be ready to wake up
The anesthetic and numbing effect of the anesthesia of Maya, will prevent you from wanting to wake up, will make you accept wrong ideas and stick to it, failure to recongize someone telling you the truth and you will wake up for a second and want to go back to the dream. I am sure everyone has experienced this.
Some are lucky and the anesthetic effect of Maya has waned up. They are the fortunate people ready to wake up.
So waking up although a fraction of a second, being prepared to be awake takes time.
After you wake up, the harder battle then starts. Those who are not awake will not know the battle, but those who are awake, know the problems after being awake