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Heartfulness and Mindfulness

Tara Brach, interviewed in the Fall 2014 issue of Inquiring Mind, comments on complementary aspects of body and mind:

... And within our own being, we need to cultivate radical acceptance. This is comprised of the two wings of presence: mindfulness, which is seeing what's happening inside of me, and heartfulness, which asks, "Can I let it be, can I hold it with compassion?" ...

Two weeks ago, a dear friend and Buddha Buddy raised the issue of balance and the question, "Could the opposite of balance ever be good?" That led to musings on transcendence and and whether it might be such an opposite — along with dualities of mathematical algebra vs analysis, physical matter vs energy, spiritual nonattachment vs lovingkindness, ...

0-1, in other words!

(cf. video interview of Jon Kabat-Zinn on the theme of "Heartfulness", Inquiring Mind, ...) - ^z - 2014-12-15