Chapter9

Stepping into Freedom: Establishing a Practice

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In This Chapter

  •   Establishing a practice: the path is the goal
  •   Taking time and making space
  •   Stocking up on a bit of gear (skillful means)
  •   Practicing together
  •   Maintenance tips

“In theory, there’s no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is.” Most of what’s been covered thus far may make perfect sense to you, headwise and heartwise. If so, the only missing ingredient is to make it real for yourself, like driving a car out of a showroom. In a word, it’s all about how you put the teachings into practice—seeing, understanding, and actualizing the Dharma (the ...

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