Mindfulness. Awareness. Devotion. Sedulousness. Concentration. Assiduous. Meditation.
Satipatthana in Buddhism refers to the presence of or the establishing foundation of Mindfulness, which through continued devotion and effort leads to the realization of Nirvana.
The four foundations of mindfulness are:
- mindfulness of the body (Pali: kāyā): kāyasati and/or kāyagatāsati (S. kāyasmṛti)
- mindfulness of feelings (or sensations) (vedanā): vedanāsati (S. vedanāsmṛti)
- establishing mindfulness of mind (or consciousness) (cittā): cittasati (S. cittasmṛti)
- mindfulness of mental objects (or qualities) (dhammā): dhammāsati (S. dharmasmṛti)
From the “Shade of the Living Light” series.
(Digital Mixed Media)
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