Mindfulness, Inner Attention, Self-Awareness

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Theme Readings Overview

In this curation of readings, we explore teachings that point students toward mindfulness and a focus on their inner state of being.


Be prepared to teach the philosophy and practices of mindfulness and inner attention.


Define mindfulness. Share a number of inspirational teachings on the fundamental practice of bringing compassionate awareness to the inner experience and learning to trust the “inner guru.” Be aware that the concepts of The Witness and vijnanamaya kosha might be considered virtually synonymous teachings and that phrases like present moment awareness and mindfulness are closely related concepts. See also: Present Moment Awareness, Vijnanamaya KoshaMindfulness Practices.

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