Mindfulness – What and How – Part 2

Mindfulness – What and How – Part 2

In our previous post we saw how Gautama Buddha set up the simple structure and theory of Mindfulness. In this post on Mindfulness we will look at the Stage One practice procedure. We will start with an outline and then proceed in stages so that it might be possible to...
Mindfulness – What and How – Part 1

Mindfulness – What and How – Part 1

In this post we will look into one of the original teachings of Gautama Buddha on the topic of “Mindfulness”. Initially, we might ask what is the main purpose for taking up the practice of Mindfulness? Gautama Buddha gives a brief answer: “for the development of...
Science, Meditation & Mindfulness

Science, Meditation & Mindfulness

Science The term ‘science’ comes from a Latin root scire meaning ‘to know’, which derives from another root scindere ‘to split’. If we wish to gain knowledge of something we might split it or cut it away from something else in order...