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Maranasati Meditation: How to Practice Mindfulness of Death

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download our three Gratitude Exercises for free. These detailed, science-based exercises will help you or your clients connect to more positive emotions and enjoy the benefits of gratitude.Essentially, maranasati meditation consists of a series of Buddhist mindfulness of death practices, ranging from contemplation of the ever-present potential for death at any moment, to deeper contemplations, to the eventual breakdown of the body during the death process.There are two Pali suttas dedicated to mindfulness of death (Access to Insight, 2013a, 2013b) and a commentary offered on the practice in the Visuddhimagga, often translated as the Path of Purification (Buddhaghosa, 500/2010).The term “mindfulness” is a translation of the Pali word sati,.

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