Impermanence is one of the essential doctrines and a part of three marks of existence in Buddhism. The doctrine asserts that all of conditioned existence, without exception, is "transient, evanescent, inconstant".
Tibetan medicine is a science, art, and philosophy that provides a holistic approach to health care. It is a science because its principles are enumerated in a systematic and logical framework based on an understanding of the body and its relationship to the environment.
It is an art because it uses diagnostic techniques based on the creativity, insight, subtlety, and compassion of the medical practitioner. And it is a philosophy because it embraces the key .
What is Right Concentration?
Fixing the mind to a single object ("One-pointedness of mind"): this is concentration.
The four Fundamentals of Attentiveness (seventh step): these are the objects of concentration.
The four Great Efforts (sixth step): these are the requisites for concentration.
The practicing, developing and cultivating of these things: this is the "Development" of concentration.
Right Concentration has two degrees of development:
Neighborhood Concentration approaches the first trance, without however attaining it.
Attainment concentration is the .
What is Right Attentiveness?
The only way that leads to the attainment of purity, to the overcoming of sorrow and lamentation, to the end of pain and grief, to the entering upon the right path and the realization of Nirvana, is the "Four Fundamentals of Attentiveness."
In them, the disciple dwells in contemplation of the Body, in contemplation of Feeling, in contemplation of the Mind, in contemplation of the Mind-objects, ardent, clearly conscious and attentive, .