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“Mindfulness registers experiences, but it does not compare them. It does not label them or categorize them. It just observes everything as if it was occurring for the first time. It is not analysis which is based on reflection and memory.”

by Bhante Gunaratana from Mindfulness in Plain English
Tags: mindfulness, experience, observation, memory



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“The neutral and luminous background of our consciousness provides us with the space we need to observe mental events rather than being at their mercy.”

by Matthieu Ricard from Happiness: A Guide to Learning Life's Most Important Skill
Tags: consciousness, space, observation, neutral



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“Meditation is participatory observation. What you are looking at responds to the process of looking. What you are looking at is you, and what you see depends on how you look.”

by Bhante Gunaratana
Tags: meditation, observation, looking, self



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