Evolving Mindfulness, Part 4: Restoring Wisdom
In this final blog, I connect a few important concepts related to restoring wisdom to mindfulness via Buddhist psychology.
Recall that, in Part 3, I introduced the Four Noble Truths. We see mindfulness in the training category of “mental discipline” in the Eightfold Path. The ethics of mindfulness is in the training category of “ethical conduct.”
Wisdom is the overlooked category in Western learning. This begins with our socialization and education. Wisdom simply gives way to practical knowledge in the American worldview. Yet without wisdom, we lack grounding, a compass, or clarity.
Wisdom Beyond Knowledge
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