An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology

An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology

Author: De Padmasiri Silva

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 9781461636519

Category: Religion

Page: 176

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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 and percentile, and the therapeutic structure of Buddhist psychology. For the third edition, a new chapter on the mind-body relationship and Buddhist contextualism has been added.
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Pages: 196
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Categories: Psychology
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An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: De Padmasiri Silva
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-02-14 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

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,
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Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Caroline Brazier
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-25 - Publisher: Hachette UK

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Language: en
Pages: 223
Authors: Padmasiri De Silva
Categories: Buddhism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: NUS Press

The work presents in clear focus, comparative perspectives on the nature of Man, Mind, Motivation, Conflict, Anxiety and Suffering, as well as the therapeutic management of these problems, in both the writings of Sigmund Freud and the discourses of the Buddha. The nature of the instinct of sexuality, ego instinct
An Introduction to Buddhist Psychology and Counselling
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Padmasiri De Silva
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-08 - Publisher: Springer

This book, now in its fifth edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to Buddhist psychology and counselling, exploring key concepts in psychology and practical applications in mindfulness-based counselling techniques using Buddhist philosophy of mind, psychology, ethics and contemplative methods.