Spiritual Sustenance and Psychological Well-being in the Context of Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation

Jakarin Chaichuea

Abstract


The Pãli text lists the methods of mindfulness meditation. The description of the scriptures related to mindfulness is part of the core teachings of Buddhism. We understand that atthãilgikamagga can explain the idea of justice. This article also attempts to describe the religious and psychological secular backgrounds of mindfulness meditation. The purpose of description and analysis is to enhance the understanding and efficacy of mindfulness meditation. After expounding the classical interpretation, this article will briefly outline its role in contemporary clinical psychotherapy and daily practice. The final part will draw conclusions through a combination of classical and modern interpretations of mindfulness meditation to establish its utility and maximize its role.


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