414: Mingyur Rinpoche on Falling in Love With the World

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Mingyur Rinpoche is a much-loved and accomplished Tibetan Buddhist meditation teacher. When not attending the monasteries under his care in Inda and Nepal, Rinpoche spends time each year traveling and teaching worldwide.

In this episode, Mingyur Rinpoche talks about his book, In Love With The World: A Monks Journey Through The Bardos of Living and Dying.

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In This Interview, Mingyur Rinpoche and I Discuss How to Fall in Love with the World and …

  • His book, In Love With The World: A Monk’s Journey Through The Bardos of Living and Dying
  • The power of choosing where we place our attention
  • How the opportunity to experience yourself differently is always available
  • Why it’s important to differentiate between yourself and your emotions
  • What his father told him about his panic attacks as a young child
  • Object-oriented meditation vs. Subject-oriented meditation
  • The power of letting feelings come and go while resting in awareness, which is something bigger
  • The only reliable liberation from suffering
  • That it’s our preoccupation with a problem that nails it in place
  • How to work with difficult feelings and situations in life so that we suffer less
  • His 4-year wandering retreat
  • The lesson he learned: If you love the world, the world loves you back
  • His near-death experience

Mingyur Rinpoche Links:

Mingyur’s Website

Instagram

Twitter

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