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The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain…

The Four Foundations of Mindfulness in Plain English (2013)

by Bhante Henepola Gunaratana

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Bhante Gunaratana, in his trademark style, renders in plain English what the Buddha said about mindfulness, providing clear instructions on how these principles can be used to improve daily life, deepen mindfulness, and move closer to spiritual goals. Though his presentation is based on a classic text, the Satipatthana Sutta, it is thoroughly modern. The practice of contemplating the Four Foundations—mindfulness of the body, feelings, mind, and phenomena themselves—is recommended for people at every stage of the spiritual path. As the Buddha says, everyone “should be exhorted, settled, and established in the development of these Four Foundations of Mindfulness.”… (more)

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