Tag Archives: Mindfulness

Mindfulness 2.0: Make your Meditation Become a Practice for Everyday Life


I would like to share with my brothers and sisters, a newly-created online course called “Mindfulness 2.0”. As a natural progression from the Sarmoung Blog page where information is shared, I will interact with people directly on the online course … Continue reading

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The Three Minute Breathing Space- a “simple” pactice in Observation


Here Follows a simple (but not so easy) exercise proposed by Jon Kabat Zinn. At the beginning, practice it for three minutes at set times, three times a day, then you can extend the duration of the practice on 5, 10, … Continue reading

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Obstacles to Observation


Often, we hear the statement that a human being is a machine, and that’s correct: a very complicated machine. Indeed, we could say with confidence that man is more than this. A structure composed from machines of every type, everyone … Continue reading

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Mindfulness of Breathing


Translated from the Pali by Thanissaro Bhikkhu; For free distribution only, as a gift of Dhamma. I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying at Savatthiin the Eastern Monastery, the palace of Migara’s mother, together with … Continue reading

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Basic Concepts of the Gurdjieff’s Teaching


This essay is an attempt to survey Gurdjieff’s central ideas, locate his sources and to delineate the main reasons for his “Work”, chief methods, as well as to evaluate its place in history and in the present. Gurdjieff’s vison of … Continue reading

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“Success is dependent on effort.” Sophocles

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Do You Want Me to Thank You?


The merchant Umeza decided to donate some money to the master Seietsu so that he could build a bigger school. Umeza brought a bag full of coins and placed it before Seietsu, who was meditating. “This is for you to … Continue reading

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“Remember always that you are just a visitor here, a traveler passing through. your stay is but short and the moment of your departure unknown. None can live without toil and a craft that provides your needs is a blessing … Continue reading

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