Modern clinical psychology and psychiatry since the 1970s…

Modern clinical psychology and psychiatry since the 1970s have developed a number of therapeutic applications based on the concept of mindfulness (Pali sati or Sanskrit smriti) in Buddhist meditation.

awareness; inclination to be mindful or aware; paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgementally

Non-judgmental, undistracted state that is a goal of meditation and involves being aware of oneself and one’s surroundings.

A popular meditation method based on Buddhist principles and developed by Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Mindfulness is a state of compassionate, non-judgmental awareness of the moment.…

The mental quality of non-judgmental attention that can see things directly as they appear in the present moment.

the ability to be fully aware of what one is experiencing, without becoming at the same time, lost in that same experience

sati (q.v.); s. Satipaṭṭhāna. – Right m.: s. sacca, magga.

The energy to be here and to witness deeply everything that happens in the present moment, aware of what is going on within and without.

Mindfulness is a technique in which a person becomes intentionally aware of his or her thoughts and actions in the present moment, non-judgmentally.

This is one of the four DBT skills that students are taught. The purpose of mindfulness is to help students have more awareness of themselves in the present moment. Through awareness, students can then learn to understand their own behavior. …

The calm awareness of one’s body functions, feelings, content of consciousness, or consciousness itself. An elevated level of awareness.

Practicing mindfulness in Buddhism means to perform consciously all activities and to assume the attitude of “pure observation,” through which clear knowledge, i,e, clearly conscious thinking and acting, is attained. …

A form of meditation that was originally developed in the Buddhist traditions of Asia but is practiced today by many, from meditators in monasteries to physicians in stress-reduction clinics. Mindfulness can be defined as awareness of each moment as it occurs and a purposeful attention. …

The ability to focus all your attention on one area while staying alert, calm, and relaxed, as you witness your own body, mind, emotions, and spirit.

(dran-pa) is the mental factor that keeps the mental hold (‘ dzin-cha) on an object. It is like a “mental glue” and has three functions:…

(smrty-upasthana, yinian): Basic teaching whereby one is mindful of one’s body, feelings, thoughts, and phenomena.…

The quality of non-attached, non-judgmental observation of experience.…

Gentle all-round awareness.


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