The Joy of Living

The Joy of Living

Unlocking the Secret and Science of Happiness

Book - 2008
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Buddhists have enjoyed the benefits of meditation for millennia. Here, renowned Buddhist teacher Yongey Mingyur invites us to join him in unlocking the secrets behind this practice. Working with neuroscientists at the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, Yongey Mingyur provides insights into modern research indicating that systematic training in meditation can enhance activity in areas of the brain associated with happiness and compassion.
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, 2008
Edition: 1st pbk. ed
ISBN: 9780307347312
0307347311
Characteristics: ix, 272 ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Goleman, Daniel
Swanson, Eric

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jvazquez1
Feb 02, 2012

Yongey Mingyur better known as the happiest man of the world, gives a different perspective of the life and how he has developed a vision of his world free of interpretations . He Includes some scientific fundamentals on the brain activity for happier people and he's able to explain why it's better to aspire to true happiness. When you read you're able to feel his happiness, it's contagious

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jblagsvedt
Nov 18, 2010

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche now lives and teaches in Minnesota. He also works with the University of Wisconsin in studying the brains of meditation masters to "unlock the secret and science of happiness."

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