by Shen Shi'an, The Buddhist Channel, Sept 9, 2016
Mindfulness, I declare… is helpful everywhere.
– Sakyamuni Buddha
Singapore -- In recent years, cultivation of mindfulness has become all the craze, portrayed as an indispensable life skill. Of course, as the Buddha put it, mindfulness is ever useful, crucial for leading a happy and fulfilling life. With the market now saturated with many workshops and even retreats of sorts, advertised to impart mindfulness, is it ‘the more the merrier’?