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Step 6 concludes the Six ‘Ordinary Preliminaries,’ a container or crucible for our visualization practice.
Can you integrate your personal spiritual practice - yoga, dance, martial arts, art, writing etc. - into this container?
Conclude your daily practice by offering a...
Steps 1-6 are called the Ordinary Preliminaries and have to do with our meditation practice.
Prepare your body for meditation with a dignified and comfortable posture.
Prepare your mind for meditation with one of three kinds of motivation depending on your predisposition and capacity.