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In the tradition in which I attempt to practise , nimitta (plural ? ) are seen as just another phenomenon to be noted and pretty much ignored.
Sorry to ask something so basic , but how does that differ in practise from the Theravada ?
Imagine that you are addressing someone reasonably bright but very green in these specific matters.
Gendun P. Brownlow.
Karma Kagyu student.