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In this video Prof Chris Goto-Jones discusses Zen.

In this video, I discuss the Mahayana tradition within Zen.

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Purpose: To evaluate and reflect upon the different meanings and practices of mindfulness in Buddhist traditions, and to consider whether we recognize ourselves in them.

Task: Critically examine the construction of mindfulness in various Buddhist lineages and sincerely reflect on our level of identity with them in our practice.

Respond: Write a short comment to share with your peers how you feel about your relationship with Buddhism now.

Time: 10 minutes for your comment; 5 minutes each for 2 replies. You can also like other people’s comments.

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