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Unformatted text preview: Sasha Gabrielle Islam Eastern Religious Philosopher Quotations P a g e | 1 Eastern Religious Philosopher Quotations Sasha Gabrielle Islam Date Due: February 2 nd , 2011 Philosophy 105 Sasha Gabrielle Islam Eastern Religious Philosopher Quotations P a g e | 2 “Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn't more complicated that that. It is opening to or receiving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it.” -Sylvia Boorstein Buddhism: Siddhartha Gautama From the way he was so caring and concerned with the society that surrounding him, I felt the quote chosen fit him to a point. It is a bit difficult to find a quote that can fit or sum up different philosophers. When you think about the quote in relation to Siddhartha Gautama, it makes me think of how open of a person he must have been in helping the people that he saw suffering. The quote is like something that he may have related to while he was meditating and concentrating on...
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2011 for the course PHILOSOPHY phil 105 taught by Professor Geth during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
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