To discover the insights we may miss in westernized mindfulness training we need to appreciate mindfulness training’s position in the Buddhist context.
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Taking mindfulness training out of the Buddhist context was a brilliant move by Jon Kabat-Zinn when he created the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program. Unfortunately, doing so also potentially sealed the gate leading to the immense richness of that setting full of important insights and applications (Maex, 2011).[Read more…] about Minding the Buddhist roots of westernized mindfulness training