Tangerine of Mindfulness

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“Looking at a tangerine, a person who practices awareness can see all the wonders of the universe…” ~ The Buddha 

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“What does it mean to eat a tangerine in awareness?

When you are eating the tangerine, you are aware that you are eating the tangerine.

You fully experience its lovely fragrance and sweet taste.

When you peel the tangerine, you know you are peeling the tangerine;

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When you remove a slice and put it in your mouth,

You know that you are removing a slice and putting it in your mouth;

When you experience the lovely fragrance and sweet taste of the tangerine,

You are aware that you are experiencing the lovely fragrance and sweet taste of the tangerine.

That is what it means to eat a tangerine in awareness. SONY DSC

“Children, eating a tangerine in mindfulness means that while eating the tangerine, you are truly in touch with it.

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