Presenter: Rabbi Jordan Bendat-Appell
Event & Date: Jewish Meditation Teacher Training 2014
Jordan discusses how normative Jewish practice is a spiritual practice resonant with mindfulness of the moment-to-moment experience of the normal course of events. He tells the Torah story of the spies returning from Canaan, focusing on how it illustrates the reality of human experience and the importance of remembering (mindfulness), and that our actions should be based on investigation and wisdom, not on our fears and delusions. This allows us to remember who we are: remembrance as the sharp focus of attention, embracing concern and involvement, active, not passive.
Shiviti YHVH Le'negdi Tamid (Psalms 16:8)
I aim to recognize the Holy Source of Being within me and surrounding me at all times.
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