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Chan Practice in Daily Life (Benefits of Chan Meditation)

Meditation helps improve our work efficiency and emotions. Meditation requires relaxation in the body and mind, and guidance from an experienced teacher. One mustn't expect instant results in practicing meditation.

(Source:GDD-3)

Only Well-measured Practice Is the Middle Way

In spiritual practice, we shouldn't ask for too many results at a time, and we mustn't work too hard or be too sluggish. For personal practice, we must deeply practice just one Dharma method, instead of trying to be adept at many things in one go. In fact, once we have successfully practiced one method, we will be able to penetrate all others.

 
(Source: GDD-201)
 

How to Choose a Suitable Method of Practice?

The most suitable Dharma-gate is the one we come into contact with and are using right now, which we should believe to be the best. One can make small adjustments on the spiritual path, but one shouldn't frequently change one's spiritual path, for the most effective and reliable practice should be a deep commitment to one single Dharma-gate.

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