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Mindfulness of Breathing-The Anapanasati Sutta

If a person knows anything about Buddhism, they probably know that Buddhists “meditate.” And they may know that Buddhists give a lot of attention to the breath, making it an object of meditation and attention. Indeed, reading some literature, one might well think that Buddhism could just as well be called “Breathology!” But, there’s a […]

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Mindfulness of Breathing-Exploring the breath is interesting!

“…if you find that the breath is boring, it’s because, one, you’re not paying attention; and two, you’re not asking the right questions.” This post in the second of this week’s focus on anapanasati—mindfulness on breathing. See also: Mindfulness of Breathing-a short teaching by Thich Nhat Hanh Bathing in the Breath to Heal Body and […]

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Mindfulness of Breathing-a short teaching by Thich Nhat Hanh

Probably no practice of Buddhism is more basic or more universal than anapanasati, or mindfulness of breathing. The word ânàpànasati is a Pali word that literally means mindfulness (or full awareness) on the in- and out-breath. It would be a mistake, however to conclude that anapanasati only means mindfulness established on in and out breathing. […]

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