Foundations of Mindfulness, The: HOW TO CULTIVATE TRANQUILITY, ATTENTION, AND GOOD JUDGMENT

Publication Date : 1/4/17
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A brilliant, new, secular explanation of the Buddha’s teachings on mindfulness.

The Satipatthana Sutta – the 2,500-year-old teachings of the Buddha himself – is the original ‘DIY manual’ on how to meditate and be mindful. Just a few pages long, with 13 recommended practices, it provides the authority for the worldwide practice of mindfulness. However, this influential text has been neglected of laten – not least because the common translation, in Victorian English, is virtually indecipherable. So, modern mindfulness students – focused instead on the Zen practice of ‘just sitting’ – risk missing the benefits of the Buddha’s more sophisticated approach.

In 1975, Eric Harrison retranslated the Satipatthana Sutta and made it the basis of his teaching career. Now, with his new translation and commentary – informed by a lifelong consideration of the Buddha’s original teachings – he makes mindfulness more accessible than ever, particularly to those coming to it not by way of Buddhism or prior meditation practice.

(9781615192564)

SKU 9781615192564
Barcode # 9781615192564
Brand The Experiment LLC
Artist / Author Eric Harrison
Shipping Weight 0.2700kg
Shipping Width 0.010m
Shipping Height 0.140m
Shipping Length 0.189m
Unit Of Measure each
Publication Date 1/4/17
Number of pages 304
format Hardback
Author Eric Harrison

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