Review by a Meditation Teacher

Review of “The Spirit of Smiling”

In The Spirit of Smiling, Gary Giamboi draws on the principles of various Eastern traditions including Vedanta, Buddhism, and Daoism as he critically examines various topics including the process of teaching and learning, the cultivation of wisdom, and transcending the ego.Lucid and clearly written, Giamboi applies Asian theories of emptiness, karma, non-duality, and self-hood to […]

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Review of “The Spirit of Smiling”

The Spirit of Smiling by Gary Giamboi “Gary imparts knowledge distilled from his years of both his life experience and his studying Eastern spiritual practices. In this book you will find explanations of Eternal Wisdom in everyday understandable language. Difficult concepts are explained with wonderful stories and metaphors which make essential points easy to relate to. […]

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Review of “The Spirit of Smiling” by Christina J Barea

Gary Giamboi has cleverly pulled up a meditation cushion and invited us to join him on a very intimate and personal talk on the path to enlightenment. Hidden in plain sight amongst the simplicity of uncomplicated words and examples from everyday experiences lies the gift of someone who has spent years dedicated to the search […]

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Review of “The Spirit of Smiling” by Swami Atmavidyananda Giri

The Spirit of Smiling: Perfecting the Art of Surrendering to The Way is a beautiful, inspiring guidebook in which author Gary Giamboi takes us step by step to a journey towards enlightenment. The relevant anecdotes and logical explanations on truth blended with profound teachings make it easy and useful for a sincere seeker on the […]

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