By Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, Eric Swanson
Yongey Mingyur is among the so much celebrated one of the new new release of Tibetan meditation masters, whose teachings have touched humans of all faiths worldwide. His first ebook, the enjoyment of residing, was once a brand new York instances bestseller hailed as “compelling, readable, and knowledgeable” (Buddhadharma) and praised via Richard Gere, Lou Reed, and Julian Schnabel for its readability, wit, and certain perception into the connection among technology and Buddhism.His new booklet, cheerful knowledge, addresses the well timed and undying challenge of tension in our daily lives. “From the 2,500-year-old viewpoint of Buddhism,” Yongey Mingyur writes, “every bankruptcy in human historical past may be defined as an ‘age of anxiety.’ The anxiousness we consider now has been a part of the human for centuries.” So what can we do? get away or succumb? either routes necessarily bring about extra problems and difficulties in our lives. “Buddhism,” he says, “offers a 3rd choice. we will be able to glance without delay on the tense feelings and different difficulties we event in our lives as stepping-stones to freedom. rather than rejecting them or surrendering to them, we will be able to befriend them, operating via them to arrive a permanent genuine event of our inherent knowledge, self belief, readability, and joy.”Divided into 3 elements like a standard Buddhist textual content, cheerful knowledge identifies the resources of our unease, describes equipment of meditation that let us to remodel our event into deeper perception, and applies those how to universal emotional, actual, and private difficulties. the result's a piece without delay clever, anecdotal, humorous, knowledgeable, and graced with the author’s impossible to resist appeal.
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My early training and the experiences that followed have shown me that what may at first appear as darkness is, in essence, nothing. more substantial than a shadow cast by the mind's true light. 32 2 THE PROBLEM IS THE SOLUTION And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. S. ELIOT, "Little Gidding" NOT LONG AGO I visited a wax museum in Paris, where I saw a very lifelike statue of the Dalai Lama. I examined it carefully from all angles, since His Holiness is a person I know fairly well.
Not wanting to get in the way, I started to step aside-,-at which point the woman screamed and the man with the camera dropped his jaw almost to the ground. Because the light in the museum was rather dim, they'd thought I was part of the display: a wax figure of a happy little monk standing beside the Dalai Lama. Once the couple recovered from the shock of seeing what appeared to be a wax statue suddenly springing to life, we all had a nice laugh together and parted company on a very pleasant note.
Robert Frost, "A Servant to Servants" I'd never thought of the emotional storms I suffered as evidence of the power of my own mind. Or rather, I'd heard teachings to that effect, especially from my father, who would frequently point out that disturbing emotions are actually expressions of the mind-in the same way that intense heat, for example, is a product or expression of the sun. But like most people when they first start the practice of examining their minds, I was more concerned with getting rid of the thoughts and feelings that upset me than with actually looking directly at their source.