5 edition of Buddhist psychology found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||BQ4570.P76 P56 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 196 p. :|
|Number of Pages||196|
|LC Control Number||88905723|
I've been practicing Buddhism for 17 years and have never found a more helpful book or course. Just his weekly resources, links, reference books, lectures alone are fantastic not to mention understanding the human brain from a evolutionary psychology point of view and understanding how Buddhist meditation can help improve our natural selection. Buddhist psychology is primarily about self-knowledge- finding out more about who you are, understanding your decisions, actions, thoughts, feelings, etc. It is an expression of the Delphic dictum Know Thyself and the injunction that transformative spiritual paths throughout time and geography have demanded as the central ingredient in authentic happiness.
It has shown how the mind clings to false perceptions and tries to create permanence out of an ever changing world. Written by a practising therapist and committed Buddhist, this book explores the practical relevance of Buddhist teachings on psychology to our everyday experience. Mind in Buddhist Psychology book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A clear, concise presentation of how the mind functions, based /5(15).
The book offers down-to-earth teachings on Buddhist philosophy and psychology as well as practical meditation tips, including a seven-point method for establishing a solid base to anchor you in your body. Buddhist psychology teaches that moving toward inner peace and world peace begins by being friendly toward our experience as it is rather than having aversion toward it, .
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Most of the books in Buddhist Psychology are not direct to the point. In this case, the author understands that he is writting to a general public or a non-buddhist public, who may not do meditation practices. You may have to read it step by step to absorve Reviews: This user-friendly guide to the basics of Buddhist psychology presents a roadmap specifically designed for cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) practitioners.
It explains central Buddhist concepts and how they can be applied to clinical work, and features numerous experiential exercises and s: About the Author. Jack Kornfield. Jack Kornfield, PhD, trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has been teaching meditation internationally since He is one of the key teachers to introduce mindfulness practices to the s: Buddhist Psychology provides kind and practical guidance for analyzing and transforming your mind." -- Lorne Ladner, author of The Lost Art of Compassion "Here, Buddhism's unique, time-tested way of viewing the mind is explained so that followers can understand their anger and aversion and develop equanimity, patience, and love.", Eastern HorizonReviews: Shelves: buddhism, spirituality, life-changers, psychology-psychotherapy, favorites Early in this book the author notes that Buddhist psychology is the psychology of addiction well that was the hook for me, being a confirmed and self confessed addict!/5.
About the Author. BETH JACOBS, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in private practice and a former faculty member of the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University.
A lay teacher in the Soto Zen tradition, Jacobs incorporates Buddhist studies and meditation into her work as both a psychologist and a s: Jack Kornfield is a Buddhist teacher and meditation master on internationally renown and a cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society and of Spirit Rock Center in northern California.
A former Buddhist monk, he holds a PhD in clinical psychology. His books include A Path with Heart, Buddha's Little Instruction Book, and After the Ecstasy.
Bhikkhu Bodhi is a Buddhist monk and scholar with great expertise in translating the Pali language into English. He has quite a few books worth reading, but there are a few we really love.
First, there is In the Buddha’s Words, a collection of the Buddha’s words on various topics. The PRINCIPLES of BUDDHIST PSYCHOLOGY David J. Kalupahana The book bases Buddhist psychology on a sophisticated and thoroughgoing empiricism. Jamesean psychological concepts are used in order to clarify the Buddhist ideas.
The first part of the book outlines the principles of psychology that can be traced to the Buddha. In The Buddha and His Teachings, editors Bercholz and Kohn have compiled a wonderful "overview" book on Buddhism.
It presents essays from modern-day teachers of many Buddhist traditions, both Theravada and Mahayana, along with brief selections from ancient texts. 10 Buddhist books everyone should read, as selected by the editors of Lion’s Roar. After the Ecstasy, the Laundry by Jack Kornfield (Bantam, ) According to Jack Kornfield, enlightenment does exist and is even pretty common.
The rub is that after. Written by a practising therapist and committed Buddhist, this book explores the practical relevance of Buddhist teachings on psychology to our everyday experience. By letting go of our attachment to self, we open ourselves to full engagement with life and with others.
We step out of our self-made prison. Special offers and product promotionsReviews: 9. How to Select the Best Psychology Books.
Although reading the pioneers of psychoanalysis like Freud, Jung, and Adler can be illuminating, it’s also incredibly time-consuming and often confusing. So in curating my picks for the best books in psychology, I’ve selected titles that don’t assume prior working knowledge of psychological theory.
Buddhist Psychology book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This new volume from the Foundation of Buddhist Thought series, 4/5. An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology is a lucid, intelligible and authentic introduction to the foundations of Buddhist psychology.
It provides comprehensive coverage of the basic concepts and issues in the psychology of Buddhism and thus it deals with the nature of psychological inquiry, concepts of mind, consciousness and behaviour, motivation, emotions, perception, and the therapeutic.
Book Description Book Details. ISBN ISBN Author: Sarachchandra E R: Translator: Publisher: Buddhist Cultural Center: Author2: Sarachchandra E R: Language: GENERAL: Customer Review No of reviews (0) 5 Star 0 Buddhist Psychology Of Perception - by Sarachchandra E R (Press Esc).
An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology is a lucid, intelligible, and authentic introduction to the foundations of Buddhist psychology. It provides comprehensive coverage of the basic concepts and issues in the psychology of Buddhism, and thus it deals with the nature of psychological inquiry, concepts of the mind, consciousness and behavior, motivation, emotions and4/5.
Buddhism is one of the world's oldest religions. Founded by Siddhartha Gautama, later known as the Buddha, circa the 5th century BCE, Buddhism outlines a path of personal spiritual enrichment through meditation and insight.
Following in the Buddha's footsteps, Buddhists seek to reach nirvana, or enlightenment, a state of transcendence free from suffering, desire and the cycle of death and rebirth. ‘Delusion’ from the Buddhist perspective is a bit different than how it’s used in clinical psychology – where it’s described in more severe terms (e.g., a man believing he’s pregnant; a person believing they have powers like a comic book superhero).
In Buddhist Psychology, delusion refers to things like: confusion about and. Unfortunately, this book was a bit of a disappointment. I'm really interested in learning more about Buddhist Psychology but this book was all over the place.
It was more like "The Roots of Jack Kornfield's Ramblings. While I'm pretty big Jack fan, and he is an excellent story teller, I would have liked a little more content and less banter/5. Inshe wrote another book “Buddhist psychology: An inquiry into the analysis and theory of mind”.
The mid-twentieth century saw the collaborations between many psychoanalysts and Buddhist scholars as a meeting between “two of the most powerful forces” operating in the Western mind.
A wonderful book. I'm not much of a Buddhist, but that doesn't matter. These are teachings of wisdom and love. Kornfield is an authentic voice of true compassion. You sense that from the start.
He holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and this book is /5.Abhidhamma Studies — Researches in Buddhist Psychology (Nyanaponika Thera) A Manual of Abhidhamma — Abhidhammattha Sangaha (Narada Maha Thera) Buddha Abhidhamma — Ultimate Science (Dr.
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