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In this, the third of a series of teachings on the lamrim and meditation, Yangsi Rinpoche analyzes common misconceptions that we bring to our meditation practice. With a strong historic context rooted in the lineage, and with his characteristic accessible language and deep experience with western students, Rinpoche illustrates a wide set of practices that can help us overcome obstacles on our spiritual journey.