By Ajahn Sumedho,Diana St Ruth
Ajahn Sumedho, an American Buddhist monk, practised for ten years in Thailand with the well-known monk, Ajahn Chah. He has due to the fact that spent over thirty years in England and is the founding father of the Cittaviveka woodland Monastery in West Sussex and the Amaravati Buddhist Monastery in Hertfordshire.
‘Mindfulness or understanding is understanding. it's a direct realizing, immanent the following and now. it really is being totally current, responsive to this current second as is. yet defining mindfulness has a tendency to make it into whatever — after which it's now not mindfulness. Mindfulness isn't a specific thing; it's a acceptance, an intuitive wisdom; it really is knowledge with no grasping.’
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