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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Some sections seem hard to grasp first time around, but upon relistening I found the subject very enlightrning indeed.

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Two New York Times best-selling authors unveil new research showing what meditation can really do for the brain. Progressive Stages of Meditation on Emptiness By: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Get access to the Member Daily Deal. In Why Buddhism Is TrueWright leads listeners on a journey through psychology, philosophy, and a great many silent retreats mingyuur show how and why meditation can serve as the foundation for a spiritual life in a secular age.

Liviing also enjoyed the author’s references to Western science and research on meditation.

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche’s first book weaves together scientific knowledge of mind with Tibetan Buddhist psychology as well as his own personal experiences practicing and teaching meditation for many years.

Great insight into mediation with science This book make you feel that anything is possible and without striving too much.


Sometimes I think “emo” and I become emo. Jon Kabat-Zinn Narrated by: I often find myself living in the past or projecting the future that has not happened yet which limits me from living the “now. Read our updated privacy policy for licing about what we do with your data, as well as your rights and choices — including how to manage cookies.

I think this is on I was surprised by how much this book floored me. Admittedly, from about a quarter of the way through the book to half way was really difficult for me to get through.

The Joy of Living

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. Mar 27, Jess rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Remember your login details Functionality: Privacy settings Decide which cookies you want to allow. The principles behind this ancient practice have long eluded some of the best minds in modern science.

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If we all followed this simple path there would be no pain and suffering on this planet. Thanks for telling us about the problem. To ask other readers questions about The Joy of Livingplease sign up. Mingyjr settings Decide which cookies you want to allow. I did not realize this was abridged. Want to Read saving…. Allow session cookies Essential: He learned that the sharpest edge of science often folds neatly into Buddhism. I can see myself reading this book again once or twice a year.


First, or shows how concepts from Buddhism and contemporary scientific studies agree with each other. By way of interesting parables, Buddhist insight and interpretation of the nature of reality is also presented. Excellent book about awareness A book for people interested in the nature of reality. Remember language version you selected.

Jun 17, Taylor rated it really liked it. Critic Reviews “This book is a fresh breath from the meditation room, written with kindness, energy, and wit.

The Joy of Living : Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness

Minggyur Jude Avery Who can attend this course? Most Helpful Most Recent. A New York Times Bestseller! But how do we reconcile the idea of enlightenment with what we see when we look in the mirror – when insecurities, doubts, and self-centered tendencies arise in our minds?

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This path to enlightenment, it is taught, requires more than a sitting meditation practice alone. Remember selected region and country Analytics: Dec 23, Sarah Anne Grossman rated it did not like it.

This is a grea I spent studying joyfulness as a practice and a fo like practicing the violin, only quieter. Remember your login details Advertising: After trial, you’ll get 3 titles each month: