Mindfulness of Breathing

Mindfulness of Breathing

There are many forms of meditation. Within Buddhism, the main focus is developing and cultivating mindfulness and moment-by-moment awareness, achieved through training and practice. According to the Buddha, there are are four aspects to be cultivated called the...
Right Speech – Eightfold Path

Right Speech – Eightfold Path

The first two elements in the Eightfold Path, Right View and Right Intention, help set the initial understanding and attitude. The next three elements – Right Speech, Right Action and Right Livelihood – are grouped together under the theme of moral...
The Six Paramitas (Perfections)

The Six Paramitas (Perfections)

The Six Paramitas (Perfections) Mahayana Buddhism (the dominant form of Buddhism) initially developed six paramitas or perfections early on in its history. The Perfections are virtues to be cultivated and practiced on the path to realizing enlightenment. The list was...