The Buddha actually speaks of the value of momentary practice in a few suttas as well:
SN 20.4: Okkha Sutta wrote:Monks, if someone were to give a gift of one hundred serving dishes [of food] in the morning, one hundred at mid-day, and one hundred in the evening; and another person were to develop a mind of good-will — even for the time it takes to pull on a cow's udder — in the morning, again at mid-day, and again in the evening, this [the second action] would be more fruitful than that [the first].
AN 9.20: Velāma Sutta wrote:If one were to develop even for just a finger-snap the perception of inconstancy, that would be more fruitful than the gift, the great gift, that Velāma the brahman gave ...
Why every small moment of mindfulness counts
purple planet wrote:of course continues mindfulness is best - but how important is each small moment even in separation to others ?
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