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Living with Awareness: A Guide to the Satipatthana Sutta

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In this commentary, Sangharakshita counsels against an over-narrow interpretation of mindfulness as being simply about developing a focused attention on the present moment.
Paperback, 200 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by Windhorse Publications
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Read this book aloud to my partner in the morning before meditation, the second time I read it. It's amazing on many many levels. It anticipates Ratnaguna's book on reflection. It lays out his essential teachings in so many ways. Sangharakshita is a genius. He wrote the survey in 1947, and he's still cranking them out. Of course this book was based on his seminars on the Satipatthana Sutta, so they're really edited, and then he approved of them, so maybe he added in more and whatnot. Quite amazi ...more
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Sangharakshita is one of the founding fathers of Western Buddhism.

He was born Dennis Lingwood in South London, in 1925, and had a Church of England upbringing. But from an early age he developed an interest in the cultures and philosophies of the East. Aged 16, after reading the Diamond Sutra, he had a distinct realisation that he was a Buddhist. He became involved in London’s germinal Buddhist wo
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