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Western and Buddhist psychology

Western and Buddhist psychology

clinical perspectives

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Published by Eburon in Delft .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buddhism -- Psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Other titlesWestern & Buddhist psychology
    Statementedited by Maurits G.T. Kwee and T. Len Holdstock.
    ContributionsKwee, Maurits G. T., 1949-, Holdstock, T. Len.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4570.P76 W47 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 338 p. :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL580982M
    ISBN 10905166477X
    LC Control Number96169853

    Buddhist Psychology theory believes our psychological state depends not so much on our particular circumstances, but more on how we relate to what life brings our way. It acknowledges that pain – whether physical or emotional – is an unavoidable part of life and with that pain comes some suffering. However, as human beings we tend to add.   Ajahn Chah and other Buddhist masters like him are practitioners of a living psychology: one of the oldest and most welldeveloped systems of healing and understanding on the face of the psychology makes no distinction between worldly and spiritual Ajahn Chah, anxiety, trauma, financial problems, physical difficulties /5(53).

    This chapter provides a Western psychological interpretation of the fundamentals of Buddhist thought with special attention to integration with cognitive science, behaviour modification, psychoanalysis, and transpersonal psychology (Mikulas, ).Cited by: 3. A growing number of Western practitioners who have studied within more than one Buddhist tradition. It is no longer uncommon to see Western Buddhist teachers who have studied and practiced extensively in more than one Buddhist practice community. In recent historical times, Buddhist interdenominational cross-dialogue had become exceedingly rare.   Buddhism, Science And The Western World: Cosmos And Culture Blogger Adam Frank explores the insight of Buddhist scholars, who suggests the affinity Buddhism is supposed to have with science.

      While teaching at IMS, Kornfield began to draw insights from Western psychology as an accompaniment to Buddhist teachings he was. In , he earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Saybrook University. IMS first held meditation retreats on the West Coast in , and the West Coast sangha quickly began to grow. Buddhist psychology, like other indigenous psychologies, is prescientific, but it is so only in the narrow sense, in that it developed prior to, and outside the context of, modern Western science. It offers clearly testable hypotheses and therefore can . This is the first book to offer Buddhist meditators a comprehensive and sympathetic examination of the differences between Asian and Western cultural and spiritual values. Harvey B. Aronson presents a constructive and practical assessment of common conflicts experienced by Westerners who look to Eastern spiritual traditions for guidance and.


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SyntaxTextGen not activatedBuddhism and psychology overlap in theory and in practice. Over the last pdf, three strands of interplay have evolved: Descriptive phenomenology: Western and Buddhist scholars have found in Buddhist teachings a detailed introspective phenomenological psychology (particularly in the Abhidhamma).

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Creatively exploring the points of confluence and conflict Book Edition: Second Edition.Ebook one finishes the book with a clearer understanding of Buddhism or just a clearer understanding, this book is a keeper.” — Massachusetts Psychologist "This book is fascinating, intelligent, and creative.

It addresses the strengths and weaknesses of both Western psychology and Buddhism in a balanced way.