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Mindfulness SATI Presence

Mindfulness Practice and Practice of Presence

Rhys Davids in 1881 coined the word “mindfulness” from the original seminal text in the Buddhist teachings, the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta. Rhys Davids translated “Sati” from the Buddhist context “present-moment awareness” to “mindfulness”. I do not find any literature why Rhys Davis chose “mindfulness”.   As “mindfulness” is not an accurate translation  of “Sati”. The use of…

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