In Love with the World: A Monk’s Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying

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Spiegel & Grau #ad - Soon he became deathly ill from food poisoning—and his journey took a startling turn. Then one night, telling no one, he slipped out of his monastery in India with the intention of spending the next four years on a wandering retreat, following the ancient practice of holy mendicants. His goal was to throw off his titles and roles in order to explore the deepest aspects of his being.

His meditation practice had prepared him to face death, and now he had the opportunity to test the strength of his training. This book is a rarity in spiritual literature: Reading the intimate story of this wise and devoted Buddhist monk directly infuses our own transformational journey with fresh meaning, luminosity, and life.

In Love with the World: A Monk's Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying #ad - Tara brach, author of radical acceptance and True Refuge   “In Love with the World is a magnificent story—moving and inspiring, profound and utterly human. By sharing with readers the meditation practices that sustain him, he shows us how we can transform our fear of dying into joyful living. Praise for in love with the World   “Vivid, compelling.

A rare, intimate account of a world-renowned Buddhist monk’s near-death experience and the life-changing wisdom he gained from it“One of the most inspiring books I have ever read. Pema chödrön, author of when things Fall Apart“This book has the potential to change the reader’s life forever. George saunders, author of lincoln in the BardoAt thirty-six years old, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche was a rising star within his generation of Tibetan masters and the respected abbot of three monasteries.

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

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Harmony #ad - 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. A new york times bestseller!For millennia, Buddhists have enjoyed the limitless benefits of meditation.

He has also worked with physicists across the country to develop a fresh, scientifically based interpretation of the Buddhist understanding of the nature of reality. With an infectious joy and insatiable curiosity, neuroscience, Yongey Mingyur weaves together the principles of Tibetan Buddhism, and quantum physics in a way that will forever change the way we understand the human experience.

Until now. 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. But how does it work? and why? The principles behind this ancient practice have long eluded some of the best minds in modern science.

The Joy of Living: Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness #ad - Using the basic meditation practices he provides, we can discover paths through everyday problems, transforming obstacles into opportunities to recognize the unlimited potential of ourown minds. With a foreword by bestselling author daniel goleman, an illuminating vision of the science of Buddhism and a handbook for transforming our minds, bodies, The Joy of Living is a stunning breakthrough, and lives.

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Turning Confusion into Clarity: A Guide to the Foundation Practices of Tibetan Buddhism

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Snow Lion #ad - By offering detailed instruction and friendly, inspiring advice for those embarking on the Tibetan Buddhist foundation practices, companionship, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche provides gentle yet thorough commentary, and inspiration for committing to the Vajrayana path.

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Joyful Wisdom: Embracing Change and Finding Freedom

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Harmony #ad - Buddhism, ” he says, “offers a third option. From the 2, 500-year-old perspective of buddhism, ” Yongey Mingyur writes, “every chapter in human history could be described as an ‘age of anxiety. The anxiety we feel now has been part of the human condition for centuries. So what do we do? escape or succumb? Both routes inevitably lead to more complications and problems in our lives.

Yongey mingyur is one of the most celebrated among the new generation of Tibetan meditation masters, whose teachings have touched people of all faiths around the world. Instead of rejecting them or surrendering to them, confidence, working through them to reach an enduring authentic experience of our inherent wisdom, clarity, we can befriend them, and joy.

Divided into three parts like a traditional buddhist text, and applies these methods to common emotional, physical, Joyful Wisdom identifies the sources of our unease, describes methods of meditation that enable us to transform our experience into deeper insight, and personal problems. The result is a work at once wise, funny, anecdotal, informed, and graced with the author’s irresistible charm.

Joyful Wisdom: Embracing Change and Finding Freedom #ad - We can look directly at the disturbing emotions and other problems we experience in our lives as stepping-stones to freedom. His first book, lou reed, readable, and julian schnabel for its clarity, wit, was a New York Times bestseller hailed as “compelling, The Joy of Living, and informed” Buddhadharma and praised by Richard Gere, and unique insight into the relationship between science and Buddhism.

His new book, joyful Wisdom, addresses the timely and timeless problem of anxiety in our everyday lives.

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Enlightened Vagabond: The Life and Teachings of Patrul Rinpoche

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Shambhala #ad - Patrul’s life story reveals the nature of a highly realized being as he transmits the Dharma in everything he does, teaching both simple nomads and great lamas in ways that are often unconventional and even humorous, but always with uncompromising authenticity. Colorful stories about and profound teachings of Patrul Rinpoche, one of the most impactful teachers and thinkers in the Tibetan tradition from the nineteenth century.

The life and teachings of the wandering yogi patrul rinpoche—a highly revered Buddhist master and scholar of nineteenth-century Tibet—come alive in true stories gathered and translated by the French Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard over more than thirty years, based on the oral accounts of great contemporary teachers as well as written sources.

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Ziji: The Puppy Who Learned to Meditate

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Wisdom Publications #ad - He loves to bark and play and—most of all—chase pigeons in the park. Children will love learning the calming power of meditation alongside Ziji, a playful puppy. Ziji is a noisy, jenny, dad, bouncy puppy who lives with the Anderson family: Mom, and Baby Jack. What is nico doing? why does he look so calm and happy? Ziji can't wait to find out.

Included after the story is a guide for parents and teachers with more information on what meditation is and how it can be helpful as well as suggestions on how children can continue to practice meditation on their own. This book, written by yongey mingyur rinpoche, one of the new generation of Tibetan Buddhist masters, will teach your child the basics of meditation in a fun and engaging way.

Ziji: The Puppy Who Learned to Meditate #ad - Then one day, nico, ziji sees a new boy from Jenny's school, sitting in the park.

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Preparing to Die: Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition

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Snow Lion #ad - It is also for those who want to learn how to help someone else who is dying, both during the time of illness and death as well as after death. We all face death, how prepared are we, spiritually or practically? In Preparing to Die, but how many of us are actually ready for it? Whether our own death or that of a loved one comes first, Andrew Holecek presents a wide array of resources to help the reader address this unfinished business.

. Part one shows how to prepare one’s mind and how to help others, during, before, and after death. Part two addresses the practical issues that surround death. Experts in grief, the stages of grief, the signs of death, hospice, including advance directives, and the medical and legal issues of death contribute chapters to prepare the reader for every practical concern, the funeral business, green funerals, warnings about the funeral industry, and practical care for the dying.

Preparing to Die: Practical Advice and Spiritual Wisdom from the Tibetan Buddhist Tradition #ad - Preparing to die is for anyone interested in learning how to prepare for death from a Buddhist perspective, both spiritually and practically. These brief interviews provide words of solace and wisdom to guide the dying and their caregivers during this challenging time. The author explains how spiritual preparation for death can completely transform our relationship to the end of life, dissolving our fear and helping us to feel open and receptive to letting go in the dying process.

Part three contains heart-advice from twenty of the best-known Tibetan Buddhist masters now teaching in the West. Daily meditation practices, the stages of dying and how to work with them, and after-death experiences are all detailed in ways that will be particularly helpful for those with an interest in Tibetan Buddhism and in Tibetan approaches to conscious dying.

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Natural Liberation: Padmasambhava's Teachings on the Six Bardos

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Wisdom Publications #ad - Natural liberation is an essential contribution to the library of both scholars and practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism. The profound teachings in this book provide the under- standing and instruction necessary to turn every phase of life into an opportunity for uncontrived, natural liberation. Like the tibetan book of the dead, Natural Liberation is a terma, a "hidden treasure" attributed to the eighth-century master Padmasambhava.

A perfect companion to the well-known Tibetan Book of the Dead. In life and in death, in meditation and in sleep, provides an opportunity to overcome limitations, every transitional stage of consciousness, or bardo, frustrations, and fears. Gyatrul rinpoche's lucid commentary accompanies the text, illuminating the path of awakening to the point of full enlightenment.

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A Step Away from Paradise: The True Story of a Tibetan Lama's Journey to a Land of Immortality

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Merri Hill Press #ad - Then you will continually have the confidence of fearlessness and you can then try to open the Great Door of the Hidden Place. What would have happened. If lewis carroll had proclaimed the Reality of Alice’s Wonderland?What if he had gathered a Following & launched an Expedition? Develop courage for the benefit of all sentient beings.

Forty years later, the author spends over five years tracking down the surviving members of this extraordinary expedition. Then you will automatically be free from the knot of attachment. They waited generations for the prophesied lama to come, the one with the secret knowledge of how to ‘open’ the Hidden Land.

A Step Away from Paradise: The True Story of a Tibetan Lama's Journey to a Land of Immortality #ad - Highly recommended. Jetsunma tenzin palmo, from the forewordFrom Tulshuk Lingpa’s Guidebook to the Hidden Land:“Don’t listen to anybody. Their aim: to open a crack in the very fabric of reality and go to a land we would all wish to inhabit if it were only there—a land of peace and concord. Against the wishes of the kings of both Sikkim and Nepal, he and over three hundred followers ventured up the snowy slopes of the third highest mountain of the planet.

Decide by yourself and practice madness. Then, one day, he came. It was the early 1960s.

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Ziji and the Very Scary Man

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Wisdom Publications #ad - Then one day, an angry man shouts at Ziji and scares him so much he never wants to go back to the park again. Help kids learn to face their fears and self-soothe with this adorable puppy companion. Ziji is a bouncy puppy who lives with the Anderson family: Mom, Jenny, Dad, and Baby Jack. Can nico show him how to calm his mind and face his fears? Renowned meditation master Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche shows young children how following our breath can calm us down—and how practicing compassion shows us that even Very Scary Men can be frightened sometimes too.

A detailed appendix gives further guidance for parents. He loves to play and chase balls in the park with Jenny and their friend Nico.

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