When one is practicing the Dharma and there are no great obstacles, it is easy to develop internal obstacles to one’s practice. They occur because one begins to think that one has a great practice and feels very proud. This pride itself is a great obstacle to one’s Dharma practice and meditation.
from the book The Practice of Tranquillity & Insight: A Guide to Tibetan Buddhist Meditation
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