Freud and Yoga: Two Philosophies of Mind Compared by T. K. V. Desikachar, Hellfried Krusche, Anne-Marie Hodges

By T. K. V. Desikachar, Hellfried Krusche, Anne-Marie Hodges

Classes from a superb yoga grasp and an eminent psychoanalyst that discover what psychotherapy and yoga philosophy have in common.

Yoga philosophy and Freud's innovative method of psychology couldn't were built in additional varied instances, areas, or cultural stipulations. And but those profound and dynamic structures of figuring out human habit, feelings, belief, and what's crucial in our lifestyles have an striking volume to proportion. What we examine by means of evaluating their similarities in addition to their transformations can increase how we understand our lives and our strength for change.

In Freud and Yoga, the good yoga grasp T.K.V. Desikachar and the eminent psychoanalyst Hellfried Krusche research 40 vintage sayings, or sūtras, from the vantage aspect in their respective disciplines. via transparent, candid conversations that draw on lengthy event and are illustrated through case stories from the medical institution and the shala, those specialists clarify the recommendations, phrases, forces, and methods of their traditions.

Therapists and sufferers, yoga adepts and execs, and readers drawn to psychology and spirituality will locate this detailed research attention-grabbing, enriching, and priceless. In a time whilst Western and jap modalities have ever extra to provide one another, Freud and Yoga is a watershed work—one that attracts us toward realizing our personal nature and the deep workings of the human psyche.

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If a few open, that for the process to be possible. On the other is sufficient hand, if there is a general tance, that makes laborious, but it it misunderstanding and difficult does not resis- and the process more make it impossible. Progress might be slow at first, but progress would come; it would quicken afterwards and with the A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO INTEGRAL YOGA 56 supramental force here, there would be for you as for others the full speed and certitude. We are not working for a race or a people or a continent or for a realisation of which only Indians or only Orientals are capable.

Line, that What cannot be acquired or conquered during The physical the true field for progress and realisation. can certainly not be done is after death. life life PAST YOGAS AND THE INTEGRAL YOGA THE way of Yoga followed here has a different purpose from others, for its aim is not only to rise out of the ordinary ignorant world-consciousness into the divine consciousness, but to bring the supramental power of that divine consciousness mind, life and body, down into the ignorance of to transform them, to manifest the PAST YOGAS AND THE INTEGRAL YOGA Divine here and create a divine exceedingly difficult aim and most it will life 33 is an many or in Matter.

To quote A PRACTICAL GUIDE TO INTEGRAL YOGA 52 As for faith, I any difficulty. can think of. It but because them on me fore I you write as if I never had a doubt or have had worse than any human mind is not because I have ignored difficulties, have seen them more clearly, experienced a larger scale than anyone living now or bethat, having faced and measured them, I am sure of the results of my work. In the way that one treads with the greater Light above, even every difficulty gives its help and has its value and Night itself carries in it the burden of the Light that has to be.

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