The Difference between Awareness and Mindfulness

Do you find yourself wondering about the differences between awareness and mindfulness?

In this teaching, Mingyur Rinpoche explains this question from the traditional Tibetan Buddhist perspective by exploring the difference between object-oriented and subject-oriented forms of meditation as ways to connect with awareness.

Reflection Question

  • In presenting the terms mindfulness and awareness, Mingyur Rinpoche explains the difference between object-oriented and subject-oriented forms of meditation. Does this distinction resonate with you? Is it helpful to you in your own practice?

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