Dear Still Water Friends,
I am amazed that each time I show up to Sangha, I am greeted by many friends who also show up on a regular basis. And week after week, we sit together, discuss Dharma topics together, and share some very intimate experiences together. So, when I was recently reading about the seven miracles of mindfulness in Thay’s (Thich Nhat Hanh’s) The Heart of the Buddha’s Teachings, I had an overwhelming desire to discuss this topic and experience the dharma process focused on the idea of Right Mindfulness, and in particular the practice of appropriate attention, with our Sangha.
Thay writes that Right Mindfulness is the heart of the Buddha’s teachings, and describes it as the energy that brings us back to the present moment. Here is an excerpt from... Continued