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Mindfulness Not a Cure-All

SN 10.4 Manibhadda Sutta: With Manibhadda

A kind of ‘spirit’ called a ‘yakkha’ says to the Buddha that one who practices mindfulness has everything improve and that they overcome animosity. It cures everything! The Buddha replies that only one who practices metta/loving-kindness can overcome animosity.

Concentration alone doesn’t get you there, in other words, head and heart together are needed.

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