The four objects of mindfulness

The four objects of mindfulness

Part of a series of four talks on the four establishments of mindfulness given at the Amitabha Buddhist Centre in Singapore. The talks are based on the text A Presentation of the Establishment of Mindfulness by Gyalwa Chokyi Gyaltsen.

  • The practice of the Dharma brings peace in this life and harmony to society
  • The four establishments of mindfulness gets us in touch with our self and our feelings
  • The four observed objects
  • The four distorted conceptions
  • The common manner of meditation

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Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.

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