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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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Nothing too ritual and complicated, but generally the importance of sitting and the different meditation techniques. May all sentient beings remain in great equanimity, free from attachment and aversion.

The principles behind this ancient practice have long eluded some of the best minds in modern science. Keep track of your visited pages and interaction taken Analytics: It took too long to read simply because it jky so detestably practical I couldn’t get myself to move through it.

I do the headspace app daily practice and this book gave me some new ideas and background into mindfulness.

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Usually, we are exposed to books about meditation either by western authors who basically turn everything into a neat, little commoditized packages, ready to be consumed by clients, or it is by eastern gurus that are fake and just are trying to sell their wares to a western community. The Relaxed Mind contains instructions for the seven-phase meditation practice Dza Kilung Rinpoche developed for Westerners. With an infectious joy and insatiable curiosity, Yongey Mingyur 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.

The Joy of Living: Publisher’s Summary For millennia, Buddhists have enjoyed the limitless benefits of meditation. Keep track about your location and region based on your IP number Analytics: Remember social media settingsl Functionality: I often find myself living in the past or projecting the future that has not happened yet which limits me from living the “now. Nov 02, Marc Mannheimer rated it really liked it. Mingyar presents a very accessible set of instructions and insights written modern language with examples that most of us can relate to.


The concepts here are tough to absorb and consider as truths – as they go I have such a fondness for Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche.

Robert Thurman Narrated by: Trivia About The Joy of Living If you’re interested in how Buddhism and Western Neurobiology mirror each other, this is a great mingyu.

In this level, you will learn: In working with these qualities of mind, we gradually transform our relationship to present—moment experience, learning to approach every thought, feeling, and sensory experience with unconditional warmth and acceptance.

Increased inner and outer joy, less stress and anxiety, lower blood pressure, even increased immunity and fertility to name a few. This is an amazing book. Remember your login details Functionality: And I needed to read it.

Daniel Goleman Goodreads Author Foreword by. Looking for beautiful books? With the guidance of Tibetan meditation master Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, we will explore the minguur of our experience with mindful awareness, learning how to use the body, sensory experiences, thoughts, emotions, and even awareness itself as supports for meditation.

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I like his approach, because even though he is like a super monk, he apparently seems to really like science, so he has educated himself in it, and tries to explain his practices wrapped in a scientific cloth to us. Indeed, the practice of dream yoga is a powerful tool of awakening, used for hundreds of years by the great masters of the Tibetan traditions. Also, the fact that Yongey in a few years after this book suddenly leaves his monastery and everything he has behind, and lives four years as a wandering yogi, makes me like him more.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Mar 06, Pages. The result is a work at once wise, anecdotal, funny, informed, and graced with the author’s irresistible charm. After being d I wish every foray into religion was this enjoyable. Return to Book Page. If the subject matter interests you, I’d recommend it. The Four Noble Truths 1. Many years later, inMingyur Rinpoche and a handful of other long-term meditators were invited to the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior at the University of Wisconsin, where Richard Davidson, Antoine Lutz, and other scientists examined the effects of meditation on the brains of advanced meditators.


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The clarity, humor, and wisdom of his stories and teachings are collected in this book, and it will always be with me as a most valued companion. They emphasize meeting the ordinary situations of life with intelligence and compassion under all circumstances. The Joy of Living is a personal, readable, and wonderfully warm and clear o to changing the way we see ourselves and the world. After being declared the reincarnation of several stellar Tibetan monks, he went to a monestary, which he lead after only three years.

A beautiful and practical introduction to some Buddhist principles. With The Jewel Tree of Tibet mingyyr, honored scholar and teacher Robert Thurman brings these insights to you as they were meant to be transmitted, through the spoken word.

Trungpa teaches us to jly go of the urge to make meditation serve our ambition; thus we can relax into openness. Supposedly, “the experience of natural peace is so far beyond what we normally consider relaxation that it defies description A New York Times Bestseller! Progressive Stages of Meditation on Emptiness is a series of meditation practices on Emptiness, a particular aspect of the Buddha’s teachings. Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness relates some fascinating evidence about what happens in the brain with meditation.

In this groundbreaking work, world-renowned Mingyurr teacher Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche invites us to join him in unlocking the secrets behind the practice of meditation. There is a simple path through which the causes of suffering can be extinguished. Two New York Times best-selling authors unveil new research showing what meditation can really do for the brain. I have read and listened to this book and even given a copy to my children and some friends.