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Preconception - Enlightenment

Prof Chris Goto-Jones investigates the preconception of the Buddhist Monk, or in other words the concept of enlightenment associated with mindfulness.

In this video, I explore the image of the Buddhist Monk. It is interesting to look at this popular preconception, as it tells quite a lot about what assumptions we take with us into this course.

Have you encountered this preconception of mindfulness? Perhaps you or someone you know views mindfulness in this way? What are your thoughts on this popular preconception?

Leiden University

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