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A Joyful Mind

Presenter:

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

Time:

10:39

Summary

Today, the accelerating pace of life poses real challenges to our wellbeing. At the same time, new understandings about meditation are shedding light on how its transformative powers can improve our daily lives. A Joyful Mind pulls back the curtain on what it means to meditate, on what modern science reveals about its benefits, and on how meditation and mindfulness can be used in workplaces and schools. This groundbreaking film serves to clear up the confusion around meditation perpetuated by the media. It features the experiences of both novice and master meditators, highlighting Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, whose teachings have touched people around the world with their clarity, wit and personal insight into how meditation can have a positive impact on our daily lives.

Transcript

We are born, each of us with an innate ability to experience joy and compassion. Examples of this surround us every day, every moment of every day, it's clear and observable. These qualities are within us if we choose to.


Many challenges confront our ability to access this natural state of being. Which can leave us feeling vulnerable, disconnected, anxious, and lost. We're all stressed out. I mean, that's, that's the reality of it. Everyone's stressed out. Everything's moving so quickly, and the means of communication is so quick and so everything is ramped up.

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