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The Essence of Jung's Psychology and Tibetan Buddhism: Western and Eastern Paths to the Heart
The Essence of Jung's Psychology and Tibetan Buddhism cuts to the heart of two very different yet remarkably similar traditions. The author touches on many of their major ideas: the collective unconscious and karma, archetypes and deities, the analyst and the spiritual friend, and mandalas. Within Tibetan Buddhism she focuses on tantra and relates its emphasis on spiritual ...more
ebook, 144 pages
Published May 22nd 2012 by Wisdom Publications
(first published June 1st 2002)
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This is more of a long essay than an actual book. It doesn't go too in depth in either Jungian psychology or Tibetan Buddhism, rather it offers a brief overview of both. There are some interesting comparisons and differences to be made and I'd liketo see something more in depth. At times I found the writig a bit too simplistic, but this is a good book to start with if you are interested in Jung and Tibetan Buddhism.
Mar 28, 2011 Bridgett rated it 5 of 5 stars · review of another edition
It was nice seeing an easy to read comparison between Jung's ideas of individuation and Tibetan Buddhism's enlightenment/illumination. I'm trying to apply more Eastern concepts to my life (like mindfulness) so I feel more balanced, but I also really relate to Jung's ideas in psychology.