In the Satipatthana Sutta the Buddha taught the
four foundations of mindfulness as the basis of all
meditation practice. This sutra is the basis for
the mindfulness practices of all Buddhist schools.
In this lesson you are introduced to the four foundations
- mindfulness of body
- mindfulness of feelings
- mindfulness of mind
- mindfulness of dharmas
Note: This is a brief introduction to an important
teaching worthy of further study. To begin further
exploration of the four foundations of mindfulness,
see Trungpa Rinpoche's teachings from The
Heart of Buddha.