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Five Hindrances to Deepening in Practice

A talk on the 5 great demons the Buddha described that haunt meditators and anyone who wants to do inner work (or maybe good work of any kind): Sense Desires, Hatred, Sloth & Torpor, Restlessness & Worry, and everyone’s [least] favorite: Doubt. They’re painful, but Mindfulness of them is central to the path. When you name Rumplestiltskin, his power over you is gone (and he either stomps a hole in the floor and falls in, or tears his own body apart). Whoa.

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