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Although Dr. Kabat-Zinn has tried to take the Buddhist theological context out of his mindfulness system for people who are not Buddhist, he has not completely succeeded. By making "being here, in this moment", "effortless activity" and "everything is perfect as it is" to be the centers of his mindfulness path, he elevates those foci to God status.

If serious Jews (for example) wanted to take advantage of mindfulness's benefits, "mindfulness" would have to be a system that was consonant with Jewish theology. It'll take a lot more effort to purge the subtly Buddhist theology from Dr. Kabat-Zinn's system.