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Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Via Daily Dharma
The Task of Repetition | April 29, 2015
If we are to close the gap between
ideal and actuality—between the envisaged aim of striving and the lived
experience of our everyday lives—it is necessary for us to pay greater
heed to the task of repetition. Every wholesome thought, every pure
intention, every effort to train the mind represents a potential for
growth along the Noble Eightfold Path.