The Buddha and Mindfulness

Awakening from the Meaning Crisis 8

March 8, 2019

A talk about the Buddhist concept of mindfulness and its connection to the “meaning crisis” in the West. Vervaeke criticizes the simplistic definitions of mindfulness and argues for a deeper understanding of its cognitive processes and their potential for existential transformation, drawing from the life of Siddhartha Gautama. He suggests reformulating mindfulness to recover its capacity for awakening and transcending modal confusion.

The Buddha and Mindfulness

John Vervaeke

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