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anagarika eddie

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Anagarika eddie is a meditation teacher at the DhammaRocksprings Theravada Buddhist Meditation Retreat Center: dhammarocksprings.org and author of ďA Year to Enlightenment: http://www.amazon.com/Year-Enlightenment-Steps-Enriching-Living/dp/1564148912 His 33 years of meditation experience has taken him across four continents including two stopovers in Thailand where he practiced in the remote northeast forests as an ordained Theravada Buddhist monk.

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Action-Based Mindfulness


Action-based mindfulness involves moment to moment awareness of everything that is happening around you NOW, and then reacting in a way that resolves whatever conflict presents itself in a determined and effective way. ‘Seeing clearly,’ ‘determined,’ and ‘effective’ are the operative words here.
There are times during the day when the mind gets negative. These are the times to employ the 30 second meditation. If you can employ the 30 second meditation forty times throughout the day, you can skip your 20 minute meditation at night.

The Future of American Buddhism


Much discussion is now going on in Buddhist circles about how Buddhism will develop in America, so here is my two cents worth. Historically, Buddhism has taken on the culture to which it has migrated, and I believe that American Buddhism will be no exception. I further think that American values will reflect deeply in the Buddhisms that eventually become “American Buddhisms.”