By Polly Young-Eisendrath,Shoji Muramoto
Buddhism first got here to the West many centuries in the past in the course of the Greeks, who additionally stimulated a few of the tradition and practices of Indian Buddhism. As Buddhism has unfold past India, it has regularly been suffering from the indigenous traditions of its new houses. while Buddhism seemed in the United States and Europe within the Nineteen Fifties and Sixties, it encountered modern psychology and psychotherapy, instead of spiritual traditions. because the Nineteen Nineties, many efforts were made by way of Westerners to research and combine the similarities and variations among Buddhism and it healing ancestors, fairly Jungian psychology.
Taking eastern Zen-Buddhism as its start line, this quantity is a suite of opinions, commentaries, and histories a few specific assembly of Buddhism and psychology. it's in keeping with the Zen Buddhism and Psychotherapy convention that came about in Kyoto, Japan, in 1999, multiplied via extra papers, and includes:
- new views on Buddhism and psychology, East and West
- cautions and insights approximately strength confusions
- traditional principles in a brand new light.
It additionally includes a new translation of the dialog among Schin'ichi Hisamatsu and Carl Jung which happened in 1958.
Awakening and Insight expresses a gathering of minds, eastern and Western, in a manner that opens new questions on and sheds new mild on our subjective lives. it will likely be of serious curiosity to scholars, students and practitioners of psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and analytical psychology, in addition to a person taken with Zen Buddhism.
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