A Joyful Mind is a film about finding true happiness and well being through the practice of meditation. Today, the accelerating pace of life poses real challenges to our well-being. At the same time, new understandings about meditation are shedding light on how its transformative powers can improve our 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 and others. 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.