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By Polly Young-Eisendrath,Shoji Muramoto

ISBN-10: 0415217938

ISBN-13: 9780415217934

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Buddhism first got here to the West many centuries in the past in the course of the Greeks, who additionally motivated the various tradition and practices of Indian Buddhism. As Buddhism has unfold past India, it has constantly been laid low with the indigenous traditions of its new houses. whilst Buddhism seemed in the United States and Europe within the Fifties and Sixties, it encountered modern psychology and psychotherapy, instead of spiritual traditions. because the Nineties, many efforts were made by way of Westerners to investigate and combine the similarities and changes among Buddhism and it healing ancestors, relatively Jungian psychology.


Taking jap Zen-Buddhism as its start line, this quantity is a set of evaluations, commentaries, and histories a couple of specific assembly of Buddhism and psychology. it really is according to the Zen Buddhism and Psychotherapy convention that came about in Kyoto, Japan, in 1999, increased by means of extra papers, and includes:



  • new views on Buddhism and psychology, East and West

  • cautions and insights approximately capability confusions

  • traditional rules in a brand new light.

It additionally contains a new translation of the dialog among Schin'ichi Hisamatsu and Carl Jung which came about in 1958.


Awakening and Insight expresses a gathering of minds, jap and Western, in a fashion that opens new questions about and sheds new gentle on our subjective lives. will probably be of significant curiosity to scholars, students and practitioners of psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and analytical psychology, in addition to someone interested in Zen Buddhism.

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