JIABU Vol.8 - 2016: Mindfulness

Table of Contents:

Editorial Message iii

Meditation in Action
Venerable Phra Paisal Visalo 1

How to Practice Mindfulness in the Era of Digital Economy?
Petcharat Lovichakorntikul, Virachai Vongbunsin, Ratana Palasak 4

Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation: Spiritual Sustenance and Psychological Well-being
Neekee Chaturvedi 12

Mindfulness as a teaching of Buddhism that transcends cultural barriers
Maria Kellis 20

I vow with all beings: From McMindfulness to Bodhisattva Mindfulness
Ricardo Toledo 26

Karma, Rebirth and Heartfulness: The Buddha as Psychologist and Therapist (Buddhism 4.0)
G.T. Maurits Kwee 38

Obstacles and Pathways in a Meditator’s Journey of Self-Awakening: Dammanupassana as a pathway for managing the five hindrances with a special focus on Sloth-and-torpor and Boredom as an Attentional Crisis.
Padmasiri de Silva 48

Mindfulness Meditation: A Narrative Study of Training in Buddhist Meditation, Mindfulness and Ethics in B-Yard, California State Prison, Sacramento
Phe Bach, Gus Koehler, Jaana Elina 55

“Counting the Breath” in Kumārajīva’s Meditation Texts
Fa Qing 70

A Water Buffalo on Mindfulness: Chan Master Guishan
Yuande Shih 84

A Case Study and the Manifestation of Thich Nhat Hanh’s Vision of the Five Mindfulness Trainings
Phe Bach, Simon Brinkmann-Robinson, W. Edward Bureau 92

Critical Theory and the Contemporary Discourse on Mindfulness
Zachary David Walsh 106

ASEAN Integration: Human Dignity and Responsibility to Humanity from a Buddhist Perspective
Lim Kooi Fong 113

The Quest for Mindfulness
Dion Peoples 117

Book Reviews:

People Power, Civil Resistance, and Social Transformation: An Introduction to Nonviolent Conflict – by Dr. Robert A. Kezer, Mama Tungurahua Publishing, 2015, ISBN: 978-0-9963580-2-6, 82 pages, reviewed by Dr. Dion Peoples 158

An Essence of Mindful Leadership – Learning Through Mindfulness and Compassion, by Dr. Phe Bach (Saarbrucken: Lambert Academic Publishing, 2015), 163 pages, ISBN: 978-3-659-78412-5, reviewed by Dr. Dion Peoples 160

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