Right Mindfulness in Buddhism – The Seventh Spoke

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Right Mindfulness in Buddhism – The Seventh Spoke of the Wheel The next principle of the Eight-fold Path is called Right Mindfulness which is “samma sati” in the Indian Pali language.  This can be translated in a number of ways: “Right memory”, “right awareness”, “right attention” but it’s important to keep in mind that the word “right” actually translates to “skillful”, “realistic”, “authentic” in the sense that we are performing an action that is conducive to the attainment of enlightenment. Defining Right Mindfulness What is Right Mindfulness in Buddhism?  Simply put it refers to being aware of our body and … Continue reading