Mindfulness is the core of many meditation methods. In this article Indian religious authority Yogiraj Gurunath Siddhanath criticizes recent CNN report on the topic of “mindful eating”.
“DALLAS, Jan. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Eastern religion and philosophy have permeated American culture in many ways, especially as far as health and wellness are concerned. The predominance of yoga as a fitness technique is just one example. Another comes from a recent CNN report on the topic of “mindful eating.” In the report, CNN details a new movement in which restaurant diners think deliberately about feelings of hunger and fullness as they consume their meals. This “mindful” approach to eating is said to provide weight loss assistance, and CNN notes that it emerges from a “Buddhist tradition” of “nonjudgmental awareness of one’s body and thoughts.” According to Indian religious authority Yogiraj Gurunath Siddhanath, though, the “mindful eating” approach has little to do with Eastern spirituality. Yogiraj Gurunath Siddhanath has issued an official statement that strongly criticizes the CNN report.” Click here to visit the original source of this post
As you see Yogiraj Gurunath Siddhanat has a different point of view on “mindful eating”. We’ll be bringing you much more on the topic of mindfulness in the future.