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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Use information for tailored advertising with third parties Advertising: I wish every foray into religion was this enjoyable. 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.

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Past and future dropped away 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” I just wish the author didn’t into magical claims — flying, telepathy — at the end of the book! GC Fourie South Africa There is a simple path through which the causes of suffering can be extinguished. This books is very similar to Joyful Wisdom, perhaps identical in some parts, but no matter, the wisdom is worth repeating.

From the Hardcover edition. While the portion about physics was also interesting, it was pretty superfluous. 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 unabridged. This audiobook offers positive and powerful take-home messages around the concept of human thought, and it’s interplay with human happiness.


I loved that it wasn’t just about Buddhism and meditation, but he included his experiences working with the Univ of Wisconsin in the brain imaging department and how they were able to ob I thought this book was very insightful and so helpful to open my eyes to the power of meditation. Identify device you are using Advertising: Description For millennia, Buddhists have enjoyed the limitless benefits of meditation.

Read it Forward Read it first. And then call me. The background in neuroscience was necessary for what he was trying to do, but somehow it felt like the two portions of the book did not link up.

Inspired by Your Browsing History. Allow you to connect to social sitesl Advertising: Unveiling here the kind of cutting-edge research that has made them giants in their fields, Daniel Goleman and Richard J Davidson show us the truth about what meditation can really do for us.

Trivia About The Joy of Living Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It is foundational to my thinking, and I think anyone could benefit greatly from its teachings. The first part of the book is an explanation perhaps oversimplified of what the West knows about the brain and the elusive “mind” and how it related to meditation.

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ov Better to read the print version. Jun 10, Heather rated it really liked it. 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.

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Very Informational about history of science and Buddhism. The result is a work at once wise, anecdotal, funny, informed, and graced with the author’s irresistible charm.

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First, it shows how concepts from Buddhism and contemporary scientific studies agree with each other. He said the lessons he learned from The Joy of This is one of the most impactful books I have read in my life. Don’t like your audiobook?

Divided into three parts like a traditional Buddhist text, Joyful Wisdom identifies the sources of our unease, describes methods of meditation that enable us to transform our experience into deeper insight, and applies these methods to common emotional, physical, and personal problems. The author is a delight — intelligent, curious, compassionate, and transparent. Rinpoche teaches throughout the world, with centers on four ojy.

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. Remember your cookie permission setting Essential: Learn more about the cookies we use. Was this a livkng you wanted to listen to all in one sitting? Remember social media settings Functionality: