Reply To: Enlightenment – A Gradual Path, or Possible Here and Now?

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GillT
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I don’t think of it as an either/or matter, there are so many paths-as many as there are meditators, and we all respond to different teachings and different meditation methods in our own personal ways. Some people may experience small awakenings and be frustrated for years wishing to relive the experience, or you might spend many years plodding along the gradual path building your understanding and wisdom. Or if you’re VERY fortunate you might find a teacher or have an experience that brings sudden awakening. I think everyone’s different. Me, I’m a plodder…