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The Undefended Self: Living the Pathwork of Spiritual Wholeness
This guide to personal transformation through Pathwork combines personal examples from the author's life, examples from the lives of participants in her Pathwork groups, and guided exercises to deepen readers' understanding of the Pathwork method. In a schema not unlike the id, ego, and superego, Pathworkn incluidas.
Paperback, 290 pages
Published November 1st 1994 by Pathwork Press
(first published October 1st 1994)
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This is a powerful and effective approach to identifying the issues that prevent one from finding their true self; the "undefended self" as the pathwork calls our unconditioned nature. I worked with the lectures in this book for several years and highly recommend it for anyone who is interested in real tools for real problems. But beware, you have to be willing to apply the principles to your own life; its not enough just to read about them! A powerful, authentic method with the power to ...more
One of the most incredible exploration of the higher self, lower self and mask self and the reconciliation of all three that I have ever read. Definitely recommend to those on healing journeys or in search of psychological and spiritual integration.
There are so many interesting things in this book. It is a pscho-spiritual journey through the tendencies of the human being. There are many concepts in this book that I find truly well articulated. Just the concept of the undefended self is one to ponder.