Thich Nhat Hanh: is mindfulness being corrupted by business and finance?

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“If you consider mindfulness as a means of having a lot of money, then you have not touched its true purpose,” he says. “It may look like the practise of mindfulness but inside there’s no peace, no joy, no happiness produced. It’s just an imitation. If you don’t feel the energy of brotherhood, of sisterhood, radiating from your work, that is not mindfulness.”

As he puts it: “If you’re happy, you cannot be a victim of your happiness. But if you’re successful, you can be a victim of your success.”

Read full article here:

http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/thich-nhat-hanh-mindfulness-google-tech

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