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Mindfulness Provides Space

November 5, 2010

Right mindfulness does not simply mean being aware; it is like creating a work of art. If you are drinking a cup of tea with right mindfulness, you are aware of the whole environment as well as the cup of tea. You can therefore trust what you are doing; you are not threatened by anything. You have room to dance in the space, and this makes it a creative situation. The space is open to you.

Condensed from "The Eightfold Path," in The Myth of Freedom and the Way of Meditation, page 125 in the Shambhala Library edition.


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