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Old 06-30-2011, 10:13 PM   #16
Peter Goldsbury
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Re: Shugyo: Mindfully Train

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You question how mindfulness aids training in quality?
No.

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You think Shugyo is to do with transforming Keiko?
No.

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As you point out the different nuances of Shugyo let's get to the basic concept which applies to all definitions of the word shall we?
No thank you. I live in Japan and am interested in what the word means in Japanese, to my Japanese students, for example.

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Now we come to mindfulness. The basic concept.
I prefer the basic concept recorded by the Oxford dictionary, which I quoted.

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Thus mindless would be not worrying about the effect caused on the others, another, environment or indeed self.
This is not what I mean by mindlessness here.

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When doing a marathon for example you would have enough attention out in case of potholes in the road, timing, optimum speed, obstacles, how the body's feeling etc. etc.
This is not what I mean by mindfulness here.

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