What is Mindfulness in Buddhism?

What is Mindfulness in Buddhism? What does it mean to be mindful?   And what does that mean in the Buddhist context? Mindfulness is a word that seems to have become a popular buzzword, however there may be multiple meanings to the term mindfulness. Essentially, mindfulness can be described as a state of active attention to the present, while we observe our thoughts and feelings from a distance (first person perspective) without judging them but by noticing the thought or feeling and then letting go of it. So while we observe how we are reacting to day to day events, … Continue reading