Rent Wise Heart: A Guide to the Universal Teachings of Buddhist Psychology
There's much more to psychology than we know in the West. A vast range of new possibilities, teaches Jack Kornfield, are found in the teachings of the Buddha, who pointed us toward a vision of radiant human dignity shared by all. On The Heart of Buddhist Psychology, this celebrated author and psychologist shows listeners how specific Buddhist insights and practices can go beyond 'self-improvement' efforts--and lead us to unconditional freedom and joy as discovered by the Buddha. In the moving style of his bestseller A Path with Heart (Bantam, 1993), The Heart of Buddhist Psychology invites listeners to discover: * A psychology of love and compassion * Buddhist personality types and the methods for transcending the illusion of self * 'Behaviorism with heart': Buddhist cognitive training * Interdependence and our individual responsibility to 'tend the world' 'A wise psychology teaches us how to love ourselves and others without prerequisites, in spite of the difficulties of life,' explains Jack Kornfield. 'Seeing with the eyes of love reveals the secret beauty of all those around us.' Join this trusted voice to experience the transformational power of Buddhism's essential strategies for enlightened living. Abridged book-on-tape read by the author.