sati

Mindfulness, paying attention, being in the present moment.

“Right mindfulness” (Pali: sammā-sati, Sanskrit samyak-smṛti) is the seventh element of the Noble Eightfold Path.

To “see things as they are”: Yathā-bhūta-ñāna-dassana

( pi: sati सति | sa: smṛti स्मृति | bo: drenpa དྲན་པ། | ja: nen 念 (ネン) | zh: nian 念 | ko: yŏm 염 | vi: niệm | en: mindfulness )

–http://www.vipassana.com/meditation/mindfulness_in_plain_english_15.php
–http://www.theravadin.org/2009/02/13/mindfulness-is-not-sati/

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