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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The author is a delight — intelligent, curious, compassionate, and transparent. It was my thoughts, my Tyler projecting a reality, a world to existence. Working with neuroscientists at the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, Yongey Mingyur provides clear insights into modern research indicating that systematic training in meditation can enhance activity in areas of the brain associated with happiness and compassion.
He presents everything in such a clear and approachable way, so that even a complete novice like myself was able to come away with profound insight. Publisher’s Summary For millennia, Buddhists have enjoyed the limitless benefits of meditation.
Content worth listening over and over again! Treasured by Buddhists of all traditions, The Way of the Bodhisattva Bodhicharyavatara is a guide to cultivating the mind of enlightenment and to generating the qualities of love, compassion, generosity, and patience. In this groundbreaking work, world-renowned Buddhist teacher Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche invites us to join him in unlocking the secrets behind the practice of meditation.
Reading this book and then feeling the small changes during my daily life that came with it was very fulfilling.
This may not sound like much, but the text reads almost like the transcription of pod-casts. My mind would wander while reading this. To view it, mjngyur here. The Joy of Living is a quick, easy to read book that’s highly informative. Some interesting ideas about brain and mind; science and spirituality. To ask other readers questions about The Joy of Livingplease sign up.
But how do we reconcile the idea of enlightenment with what we see when we look in the jky – when insecurities, doubts, and self-centered tendencies arise in our minds?
Tailor information and advertising to your interests based on e. From the book jacket: Published March 6th by Harmony first published After being mihgyur the reincarnation of several stellar Tibetan monks, he went to a monestary, which he lead after only three years.
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This book was too many feel-good things at once. To a trained Buddhist, “it is a type of science, a method of exploring your own experience through techniques that enable you to examine your actions and reactions in a nonjudgmental way” May 27, Pages Buy.
Using the basic meditation practices he provides, we can discover paths through everyday problems, transforming obstacles into opportunities to recognize the unlimited potential of our own minds. Practical wisdom for every day life This is an audiobook I will come back to again and again I may have to get the print version which is ov.
The author puts a lot of importance into being mindful, “living in the now”, and compassion toward all living things. The Dalai Lama deftly connects how training the mind in compassion for other beings is directly related to – and in fact a prerequisite for – the very pinnacle of Buddhist meditation.
It is an introductory text that is written quite clearly, especially for a Western mind. Read it Forward Read it first. Meditation enables us to discover a lasting contentment that is not subject to the fluctuating conditions of kingyur external world, and to nurture the qualities of wisdom and compassion that naturally manifest from awareness itself.
Colorful stories about and profound teachings of Patrul Rinpoche, one of the most impactful teachers and thinkers in the Tibetan tradition from the 19th century. Very well read and thoroughly enjoyable. Well written and engaging. Working with neuroscientists at the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, Yongey Mingyur provides clear insights into modern research indicating that systematic training in meditation can enhance activity in areas of the brain associated with happiness and compassion.
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This book was a good intro in training to achieve a “natural mind” or Enlightenment, a mind in its natural state, free from conceptual limitations. Stay in Touch Sign up. They emphasize meeting the ordinary situations of life with intelligence and compassion under all circumstances. Some sections seem hard to grasp first time around, but upon relistening I found the subject very enlightrning indeed.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama provides intimate details on an advanced meditation practice called Dzogchen using a visionary poem by the 19th-century saint Patrul Rinpoche, author of the Buddhist classic Minngyur of My Perfect Teacher.
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Mar 30, Laserone rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mar 06, Minutes Buy. Remember your login details Functionality: The second half of the book provides a down-to-earth description of how to do just that.
I think this whole Enlightenment thing is like fight club. I just wish the author didn’t into magical claims — flying, telepathy — at the end of the book! This book is split into two parts. Increase the data quality of the statistics functions.