The Joy of Living has ratings and reviews. Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche’s first book weaves together scientific knowledge of mind with Tibetan. A New York Times Bestseller! An illuminating perspective on the science of meditation—and a handbook for transforming our minds, bodies, and lives. The Joy of Living by Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche. likes · 21 talking about this. ‘ There is real wisdom here. Fresh and clear Read this book’ Richard Gere.
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I found it a tad light on practical tips, and a bit heavy on the supernatural towards the end. First, it shows how concepts from Buddhism and contemporary scientific studies agree with each other.
Remember social media settingsl Functionality: He also completed the traditional Buddhist training in philosophy and psychology, before founding a monastic college at his home monastery in north India. Concise, scientifically oriented and spiritual at the same time. In this six-week course, we will learn how to transform all experiences, even difficult thoughts and emotions, into sources of joy.
From a young age, Rinpoche was drawn to a life of contemplation. Dec 02, Minggyur Cardenas rated it it was amazing. If the subject matter interests you, I’d recommend it. This path to enlightenment, it is taught, requires more than a sitting meditation practice alone.
What is the Joy of Living?
Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche is a rising star among the new generation of Tibetan Buddhist masters. I came away encouraged by the compatibility of meditative Buddhist practice, the acknowledgement of the vastness of oneself and all other people, and my religion of Catholicism.
Using the liiving meditation practices he provides, we can discover paths through everyday problems, transforming obstacles into opportunities to recognize the unlimited potential of our own minds. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more.
Currently we do not use targeting or targeting cookies. From the Hardcover edition. The meditation techniques that he includes are extremely helpful and I have already benefited from them. Read this book casually, quietly and you will walk away with the clearest ideas about what makes you happy and how to practice happiness.
With an infectious joy and insatiable curiosity, he weaves together the principles of Tibetan Buddhism, neuroscience, and quantum physics in a way that will forever change the way we understand the human experience.
What is the Joy of Living? – Tergar
noy This book provides the best I’ve seen. May all sentient beings have joy and the causes of joy. The third part deals with the possible results of the jjoy, as well as with possible problems one may encounter. By “coming to our senses”, we can become more compassionate, more embodied, more aware human beings, and in the process, contribute to the healing of the body politic as well as our own lives in ways both little and big.
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Meditation enables us to discover a lasting contentment that is not subject to the fluctuating conditions of the external world, and to nurture the qualities of wisdom and compassion that naturally manifest from awareness itself.
This book is wonderful, and I highly recommend for anyone who wants to focus on their mind and mental health and remove stress from their life. It’s very traditional but adapted to help those of us who live in a culture of distraction. Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness relates some fascinating evidence about what happens in the brain with meditation.
To view it, click here. This audiobook offers positive and powerful take-home messages around the livig of human thought, and it’s interplay with human happiness. Other than that it was just what I needed.
But how does it work? I think this is on I was surprised by how much this book floored me.
The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness
It is not a book about becoming a Buddhist, but more a book of how the human brain responds to meditation. Matthieu Ricard – editor and translator, Constance Wilkinson – editor Narrated by: A book for people interested in the nature of reality.
It’s incredible how close the Buddhist thoughts about the mind from thousands of years ago and recent discove Great book.