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Noticing this is the first step in waking up. Then, you must act on it: meditation. No books or bibles here — only straight seeing, on a consistent basis: meditation.

When someone once asked my Teacher if the desire to wake up from suffering is also, well, a “desire”, and that therefore should be treated accordingly, Dae Soen Sa Nim said, “If my wish to wake up is only for me, then that is only desire; if they wish to wake up in order to help other beings to wake up, then that is aspiration.”

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