By M. Bazzano
This choice of essays through best exponents of latest Buddhism and psychotherapy brings jointly appreciation and demanding evaluate of Mindfulness, a phenomenon that has swept the psychological overall healthiness box during the last twenty years. The sheer variety and intensity of craftsmanship assembled the following light up the present presentation of Mindfulness.
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Attention to the body senses is a ﬁrst condition for opening the mind to the reality of dharma, the basic universal truth. The whole approach of the Sutta is to establish the foundations of spiritual breakthrough and to do this by focusing the mind in particular ways and disentangling from things which inhibit this process. In the ﬁrst section of the Sutta, we see the origins of Hanh’s interpretation. In reﬂecting on the body, the practitioner develops awareness of its origination and impermanence.
Nibb¯ana can be seen not as the attainment of a quasi ‘mystical’ state, but the quelling of behavior patterns based on greed, aversion, and confusion. The Buddha refers to these three powerful forces as ‘three ﬁres’ (Gombrich, 2009). Nibb¯ana is considered to be the ‘going out’ or extinguishing of these ﬁres that determine so much of human behavior in ordinary life. Glenn Wallis (2007) refers to nibb¯ana as the ability to ‘unbind’ from patterns of destructive behavior and, rather than likening it to the attainment of a state of being, sees it as a skill that practitioners can become increasingly better at the more that they engage with the path.
As such, it has some parallels with the Western European philosophy known as phenomenology and those therapeutic approaches that have derived from it. ’ This phenomenological method involved increasingly ﬁne layers of investigation, which reﬁned the quality of perception by systematically eliminating the strata of common assumption and personal association. Buddhist methods of spiritual development, practised through meditation, and also through mindfulness in daily life, similarly seek to set aside the attachment-building processes of attraction and aversion, and to perceive phenomena as they exist, devoid of self-contamination.
After Mindfulness: New Perspectives on Psychology and Meditation by M. Bazzano